Obit: Bushnell, Ida (1878 - 1963)

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Surnames: Bushnell, Claybaugh, Baungertener, Phelps

----Sources: Scrap book two: by Erna Schenk Price, contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Bushnell, Ida (1 March 1878 - 1963)

Mrs. Ida Bushnell, 85, Owen, died of complications at 2 a.m. this morning at Stanley Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hoeper and Kraut Funeral Home at Owen, Wis. The Rev. Ralph Claybaugh, pastor of the First Congregational Church will officiate and burial will be made in the Riverside Cemetery at Withee.

The former Ida Baungertener was born March 1, 1878 in Lynn County, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Her marriage to Harry Bushnell, who preceded her in death, took place Nov. 10, 1917 at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In 1920 they came to Owen, Wis.

Mrs. Bushnell is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Sailor (Gladys) Phelps, Lisbon, Iowa; a son, Merle, Owen; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother.



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