Ruth Busch

Ruth Busch, 72, of Lohrville, died Sept. 14 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City.

Funeral services were held Sept. 18 at the Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City, with visitation one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be at a later date.

Ruth Alene (Cunningham) Busch was born on Jan. 14, 1947, in Lake City to Oscar and Dorothy (Kelly) Cunningham. 

On June 16, 1978, Ruth married Jerold Busch in Jefferson. 

She worked as a nurse’s assistant at Shady Oaks for 30 years, then at Casey’s after retiring.  Ruth enjoyed cooking, playing cards, watching hummingbirds and people, and loved spending time with her family. 

Ruth is survived by her children: Dorothy (Dan) Rohan, of Lanesboro; Kathy (Erik) Davis, of Crossville, Tenn.; Mike (Rhonda) Shriver, of Audubon; Kay (Marty) Schroeder, of Lohrville; and Christine (Phil) Kutz, of Lohrville; 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; brother Eldon (Peggy) Cunningham, of Jefferson; and sisters Lavon Green, of Lake City, and Mary (Gerald) Tannehill, of Jefferson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Jerold in 2015; stepfather Albert Phipps; granddaughter Meagan Hanson; brothers Rick and Laverne Cunningham; and sisters June Cunningham and Darlene Dillion.

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