Source - St. Mary's, Burlington, WI, Vol 2 - Baptism Records; 1874-1903; Image 830/852
Theodore Busch - Line 77
Source - Year: 1910; Census Place: Brighton, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1715; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 20; Image: 7.
Theodore Busch - Line 31
Edward Busch - Line 39
Source - Year: 1920; Census Place: Brighton, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1991; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 1; Image: 846.
MISS ROBERS BRIDE OF BERNARD BUSCH
This morning Miss Frances Robers, well known in this City, became the bride of Bernard Busch of Brighton at a pretty church wedding. Miss Robers is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Robers or the Town of Wheatland, and is known to a great many Burlington folk. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Busch. The ceremony was performed this morning at 9 o'clock at New Munster by the Rev. Joseph Wurms.
The bride was gowned in white satin Canton crepe, trimmed with lace and ribbons. She wore a tulle veil and carried a bridal bouquet of Ophelia roses, swansonia and sweetpeas. Miss Cornelia Busch, a sister, acted as bridesmaid. She wore an orchid-colored pussywillow silk gown with a hat to match, and carried an arm bouquet of snap dragons and roses. Lillian Robers, a niece of the bride, acted as flower girl, carrying a basket of Easter lilies and ferns. She wore a gown of white organdy. Ollie Robers a brother or the bride, was best man.
Following the ceremony, there was a reception at the home of the bride's parents in High street, at which some 60 relative and friends were present.
Mr. and Mrs. Busch will make their home on the Alfred Busch farm near Wheatland.
Source - Racine Journal Times - Apr 21, 1925
Bernice Koldeway - line 61
William Busch - line 87
Gertrude Krift - line 93
Ben J Busch - line 97
Source - Year: 1930; Census Place: Burlington, Racine, Wisconsin; Roll: 2606; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 5; Image: 876.0.
Bernard Busch - line 54
Source - Year: 1940; Census Place: Brighton, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: m-t0627-04487; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 30-1
Ben J. Busch
Ben J. Busch, 100, of Spring Grove, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Burlington, Wis.
He was born Aug. 18, 1900, in Burlington, to Theodore and Mathilda (Krift) Busch. He married Frances C. Robers on April 21, 1925, in New Munster, Wis. She preceded him in death Feb 6, 1980.
He was a farmer for many years, retiring in 1955. He was a cement foreman for A.N. May Builders retiring in 1966.
He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Spring Grove. He served on the Spring Grove Planning Comission. He was a former member of the Holy Name Society and the Pure Milk Association.
Survivors include four daughters, Delores (Charles) Walker of Kenosha, Wis. Evelyn Elfmann of Richmond and Patricia (Vernon) Miller and Jeanette (Dr. John) Vierke, both of Spring Grove; son, Leon (Patricia) Busch of Richmond; a daughter-in-law, Helen Busch of Spring Grove; 18 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by three sons, Theodore, Jack and James; four grandchildren, Mary, Marie, Joseph, and John Elfmann; two great-grandchildren, Patricia Rose Rinda and Andrew Cunningham; a sister, Amelia Burbach; four brothers, Frank, Monsignor Leonard, Arthur and Clarence Busch; and two sons-in-law, Phil Rinda and Larry Elfmann.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, until the Mass of Resurrection is celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Spring Grove, with the Rev. Andrew Plesa officiating.
Interment win be in St. Peter Church Cemetery in Spring Grove.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 300, Memphis, Tenn. 38148-0552.
Arrangements were made by Ehorn-Adams Funeral Home, 10011 Main St., Richmond.
Source - Northwest Herald (Woodstock, IL) - Oct 19, 2000
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