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May 14, 2014

Sandra Lynn Buckler

Aug. 13, 1949 - May 12, 2014

Sandra Lynn Buckler, 64, Converse, died Monday, May 12, 2014, in Community Howard Regional Health. She was born in Marion on Aug. 13, 1949, to the late William S. and Lois (Binnion) Gosnell. She married Gary Buckler on Jan. 21, 1995, and he survives.

Sandra was a certified phlebotomist and worked for over 28 years at Marion General Hospital. She was a lifetime attendee at Sims Wesleyan Church, where she was a member of the Women’s Group. She was also a member of the Multiple Myeloma and Renal Foundation and enjoyed crafts, scrapbooking, camping and fishing.

Survivors include her husband of 19 years, Gary Buckler, Converse; daughter, Anita Goodman, Swayzee; sons, Todd Goodman, Bloomington, Illinois, Preston (Amber) Fritch, Zanesville, and Anthony (Deanna) Fritch, Montpelier, Virginia; stepchildren, Brad Buckler, Marion, Vanessa (Bryan) Hadley, Indianapolis, and John Buckler, Marion; 21 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Garry (Mollie) Gosnell, Swayzee, and Chip Gosnell, Swayzee; and special friends, Carla Cochran, Gas City, and Pam Kooi, Bloomington, Illinois.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William S. and Lois Gosnell; brothers, Larry and Randy Gosnell; grandparents, Hurston and Bertha Binnion and Claude Gosnell and Rachel Bailey.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service Rybolt Chapel, 314 N. Washington Street, Swayzee. Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service Rybolt Chapel, 314 N. Washington St., Swayzee, with Pastor Brian Williams officiating. Burial will be in Gardens of Memory, Huntington County.

Memorial donations may be made to Cancer Services of Grant County Inc., Tower Suites, 305 S. Norton Ave., Marion, IN 46952 or Multiple Myeloma and Renal Foundation, 383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851, or to Sims Wesleyan Church, 3098 N. Main Street, Sims, IN 46986.

Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.

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