Russell Buchman Obituary

Russell Shane Buchman
Russ Buchman
Russell Shane Buchman

July 29, 1963 - September 11, 2011
Born in Ames, IA
Resided in Madrid, IA
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Russell Shane "Russ" Buchman, 48, passed from this life on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, following injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. The family will greet friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, at Iles Funeral Homes, Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Chapel in Madrid. A private funeral service for the family will be held at a later time. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service and private committal services will take place at a later date.

Russ was born on July 29, 1963 in Ames, Iowa to John Wesley and Ida Fuss Buchman. He married Deanna Kay Hoch on January 29, 1994 in Huxley, Iowa and they made their home in Madrid. Russ was employed with Chicago Bridge and Iron Company in Clive for 11 years. He was an avid outdoorsman; loved camping, hunting and fishing. Two of Russ's passions were spending time with his family and riding his motorcycle.

He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife, Deanna Buchman of Madrid; two daughters, Katlyn and Kristen Buchman both at home; mother, Ida Buchman of Des Moines; two sisters, Fawn Hennick of Des Moines and Anita Wilkening of Madrid; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Dennis and Lois Hoch of Lacona, IA; and a host of extended family members including several aunts, uncles and cousins. Russ was preceded into eternal life by his father; and an aunt, Jenny Fuss Houghton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Russell S. Buchman Memorial Fund which will be designated towards Katlyn and Kristen's College Education.


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Sundberg - Kirkpatrick
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Thursday, September 15, 2011
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Service for Family Only