Carl Busch

Carl Busch, 90, of Bonduel, was called home to the Lord on Dec. 29, 2017, in Bonduel with his family by his side. Carl was born on Jan. 4, 1927, in the Town of Underhill to the late August and Anna (Simon) Busch. Carl grew up on the family farm in Pulcifer, working with his dad. He married Dorraine Hanstedt on Dec. 17, 1949. They bought their own farm in the Bonduel area and raised seven children. Carl also worked at Leichts shipyard. After retiring from farming, he worked for Equity Co-op in Bonduel. In his spare time, Carl enjoyed trout fishing, playing cards, mostly sheepshead, hunting and going up north to the cabin, but most of all spending time with his family. He was an active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, serving as trustee, elder and bell ringer. He was a member of the White Clay Lake Sportsmen Club.

Carl is survived by his children, Carla Parsons, of Bonduel, Wesley Busch, of Bonduel, Rodney (Rosemarie) Busch, of Oshkosh, Noreen (David) Gruel, of Chilton, Cheryl (John) Paholke, of Bonduel, and Neil Busch, of Birnamwood; 15 grandchildren, Rachel (Cindy) Voeks, Trisha (Scott) Anderson, Shawn (Melissa) Parsons, Christopher Busch, Angela (Kelly) McKeefry, Amanda (Travis) Bricco, Gregory (Nina) Busch, Matthew (Andrene) Busch, Aaron (Lois) Gruel, Brent (Jenny) Gruel, Crista (Kyle) Turner, Jeremy Paholke, Charity (Jason) Schiltz, Joshua (Autumn) Paholke, Ashley Busch; 35 great-grandchildren, Aubree, Cole, Carli, Gage, Garrett, Eli, Maddox, Eden, Morgan, Wyatt, Catherine, Annabelle, Mason, Hudson, Sade, Madelynn, Matthew II, Jeremiah, Evelyn, Nathan, Lilian, Jaden, Holden, Stella, Jackson, Gabriel, Madeline, Sierra, Rhett, Ridge, Maxwell, Sophia, Xander, Hailey and Wyatt. Further survived by brother-in-law, Gerhard Rosenlund, sister-in-law, Dorothy Hanstedt, many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Preceded in death by his wife, Dorraine; daughter, Jeannine Voeks; grandson, Michael Voeks; son-in-law, Larry Parsons; brothers, Victor and Augie Busch; and sister, Anita Rosenlund.

A funeral service for Carl will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bonduel with Pastor Mark Palmer officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, from 4-8 p.m. and again on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

Swedberg Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Heartfelt thanks to the staff at Meadow View Assisted Living in Bonduel and Thedacare hospice for their excellent care and compassion.