Age 78, of Lansing, MI, passed away September 21, 2021. She was born June 20, 1943, in Lansing, MI, daughter of the late Clyde and Margaret Boyer.
Barbara was a 1961 graduate of Lansing Eastern High School. She retired from the State of Michigan as a supervisor for the Secretary of State, Bureau of Automotive Regulation. Barbara enjoyed golf, traveling, cooking, and exercising (especially swimming), but first and foremost she loved spending time with her family.
Barbara is survived by her husband of 36 years, Brian Buchner; sons, Kreg (Dorothy) Gordon and Kurt (Kristi) Gordon; stepchildren, Robin (Randy) Jobin and Steven Buchner; grandchildren, Ryleigh, Andrew, Patrick, and Blane Gordon; her identical twin sister, Shirley (Ray) Schartzer; nieces, Shannon and Laurie; and nephew, Mark. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Carole James.
Barbara’s family will receive relatives and friends from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, September 26th at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 27, 2021, at Hillside Cemetery, Delta Township, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans or Hospice House of Mid-Michigan.