July 18, 1917 – September 21, 2012
Dorothy Ilene Busch passed away peacefully at the Bethany Care Centre on September 21, 2012 at the age of 95 years.
Dorothy was born July 18, 1917 in Burke Washington, US. She moved to Canada to be married to Weldon Busch April 24, 1941 at St. Rita’s Parish in Rockyford, AB. They started their life in Rockyford then moved to Redland where they lived for twenty- six years. In 1967 they moved to Calgary where they resided until the present. As an active community member she was involved in curling, volunteering and loved socializing and everyone loved socializing with her. She also worked for a catering company but caring for children was what she loved most, especially with her grandchildren and great grand-children.
Dorothy has now been reunited with her husband of sixty two years, Weldon Busch. She is survived by her two daughters, Gwen (Curt) Anderson, Janis (Eugene) Kathol, her five grandchildren, Darryl Kathol, Wayne (Marnie) Kathol, Greg (Jenise) Kathol, Colleen (Patrick) Corbiell, Courtney (Davin) Anderson and her ten great grand-children, Avery, Alex, Payton, Travis, Keara, Devon, Cale, Emma, Mason and Vaughn. She is also survived by six of her twelve siblings as well as her sister-in-law Pat and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Mass will be held at St. Rita’s Catholic Church, Rockyford, AB on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Rockyford Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers memorial tributes in Dorothy’s name made be made to the charity of donor’s choice.
In living memory of Dorothy Busch, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200Print This Obituary & Condolences