SALEM - Daniel C. Buchmann, age 92, of Salem, died Friday, January 11, 2013 at Essex III of Salem. Surrounded by his loving family, he passed away after a long struggle with Alzheimer disease and complications of pneumonia. He was born August 26, 1920 in Salem Ohio, son of the late Nicholas J. and Margaret (Brophy) Buchmann.
Daniel retired in 1980 with 12 years of service from Creative Label Co. in Aurora, Ohio as plant superintendent, and he previously was a partner of Cardinal Litho, in Salem.
He was a member of the St. Paul Catholic Church and Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Salem Council 1818. He was a past president of Salem Kiwanis Club and former member of United Commercial Travelers.
Daniel served in the US Army with the 8th Air Corp during WWII.
Survivors include his wife, Frances A. (Coz) Buchmann, whom he married Feb. 23, 1946; 2 daughters, Mrs. John (Marie) Miller of Hartville OH and Mrs. John (Francine) Stetz of Canton, OH; 2 sons, Daniel Philip Buchmann and wife Karen of Salem, James F. Buchmann and wife Connie of Leetonia; 12 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by 3 grandsons, Nicholas J. Buchmann, James P. Buchmann and Patrick C. Miller.
The funeral mass will be held at 12:00 noon, Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at the St. Paul Catholic Church with Father Bob Edwards officiating. Interment will be at the Grandview Cemetery in Salem at a later date. Calling hours will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. prior to the service at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Catholic Church, 929 E. State St., Salem, OH 44460 or Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, Ohio 44512.
The family would like to thank the staff of Essex III and Hospice of the Valley for all their loving care and support to Daniel and his family.
This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family online at www.starkmemorial.com.