BUCHMAN, Donald Alan David, Tucson, Arizona, former Paulding, Ohio resident, age 53, peacefully went to be with his Father in Heaven on Friday, May 3, 2013. Beside him, as she had been for the last 33 years was his wife, Johanna. Don was born November 21, 1959 to Richard and Joan (McCarthy) Buchman. On April 19, 1980 he married his high school sweetheart, Johanna Marie Venglarcik. Don spent the last 14 years enjoying the warm weather in Tucson, AZ. Don was a founding member of Lamb International, a Christian Missionary team that focuses on worldwide orphan and adoption issues. In his life Don overcame many obstacles and challenges leading his family by his faith. Don lived his life by following Proverbs 3:5 "Trust the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding". Don and Johanna raised two sons, Adam (Jennifer) Buchman, Lewis Center, OH and Paul (Adriana) Peoria, AZ. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Haley, Danielle and David Alan Donald, of Lewis Center, Andre, Dylan, Bryan and Aidan of Peoria; his mother, Joan Buchman, Paulding; siblings, Anthony (Jane) Buchman, Paulding, Teresa (James) Gallup, Westerville, OH, Melanie (Dave) O'Brien, Edgewood, KY, Margaret Buchman, Fostoria, OH, Laura (Scott) Brune, Ft. Wayne, IN, John Buchman, Paulding and Joel (Andrew C. Reguindin) Buchman, Tucson. Don is preceded in death by his father, Richard Buchman and his faithful K-9 companion, Samson. Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Paulding Church of the Nazarene. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Friday, May 10, 2013 at DEN HERDER FUNERAL HOME, Paulding. In lieu of flowers, the family requests, donations be made to LAMbinternational or donated through the website www.lambinternational.org. Online condolences may be sent to www.denherderfh.com
BUCHMAN, Donald Alan David
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