Obit: Busch, Fred Sr. (1891 - 1937)
Contact: Allan Wessel
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (1937) (From Leona Albert Collection)
Obituary of Fred Busch, Sr.
Mr. Frederick Busch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christian Busch, was born in Selbenk, Lippe Detmold, Germany, on March 19, 1860. On November 14, 1891 he was married to Rosine Bauman. The couple migrated to the United States in the year 1909. They located in the town of Warner where Mr. Busch purchased a farm. In the year 1919 they sold this farm and for the next thirteen years made their home with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Meier. Since 1932 they have made their home with their son Fred.
Mr. Busch passed away suddenly on Monday morning, March 7, 1933 of a stroke. He had reached the age of 77 years, 3 months and 17 days. Mrs. Busch preceded her husband in death on August 21, 1936.
He is survived by one daughter, Frieda (Mrs. Fred Meier) of Auburn Wash., one son Fred of the town of Warner, one adopted daughter, Martha (Mrs. Earl Kaye) of Minneapolis, Minn., and nine grandchildren. He also leaves three brothers and one sister in Germany.
Funeral services were conduced on Thursday afternoon, March 10, 1938 from the West Side Reformed church, Rev E. G. Pfeiffer officiating. Interment was made in the West Side Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Ferdinand Decker, George Miller, Joe Schwarze, Frank Raik, Ernest Krokson, Martin Yaniga.
Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Emil Emmeper of Brillion, Mrs. Earl Kaye of Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Enneper of Chilton and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meier of Loyal.
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