Longtime Valier Village President Passes Away Wednesday

Longtime Valier Village President Passes Away Wednesday

VALIER – Longtime Valier Village President Martin Buchanan has passed away.

Franklin County officials made the announcement regarding Buchanan’s passing Wednesday afternoon in a written statement on their Facebook page. Buchanan served the Village of Valier for more than 50 years.

“His dedication to the village and the public he served was unmatched,” the statement read. “Our sincere condolences to the Buchanan family and the Village of Valier in this time of immense loss.”

The Gilbert Funeral Home in Christopher said because of concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 virus, a memorial service will be held at a later date.

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