Peter F. Bushey
Peter F. Bushey
The graveside service for Peter F. Bushey of Henning, and formerly of Hewitt and Verndale, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at the Hewitt Cemetery in Hewitt, with Pastor Stephen Meltzer officiating. Following the service a memorial gathering of family and friends will be held from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. at Jimmy's Saloon and Grill in Hewitt. Peter, age 73, died peacefully September 17th at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Peter Frederick Bushey was born to Wilfred and Gertrude "Joan" (Moulton) Bushey on November 10, 1939 in Richford, VT. Peter served proudly in the U.S. Air Force before relocating to Minnesota to make his living as a farmer. Peter called Minnesota home for the past 38 years, and his presence will be greatly missed. He was an avid gardener and bowler, and loved playing cards and watching sports.
He is preceded in death by parents, Joan Gertrude (Moulton) and Wilfred Arthur Bushey; brothers, James and Thomas (Brenda) Bushey; sisters, Jeanne Bushey and Marie (Al) Bea.
Survived by siblings, Larry of Denton, TX, Chester of Peoria, AZ, Timothy of Reidsville, NC, Joanne (Ernie) Retzler of Sun City, AZ, Linda (Bob) Quigley of Spring Hill, FL, and Jon of Greenfield, MA; children, Connie (Lance) Berneche of Chicopee, MA, Carey (Chris) Clapp of Feeding Hills, MA, Dawn (Gary) Horner of Wadena, MN, Ron (Jennifer) Ganner of Big Lake, MN, Pete (Gina) Bushey of Fargo, ND, Amy (Chris) Hall of Minneapolis, MN; 13 grandchildren and many friends.
Military honors will be provided by the William Larson Post 366, American Legion, Bertha, MN.
Arrangements are with the Schuller Family Funeral Homes Domian-Anderson Chapel in Bertha, MN. (www.SchullerFamilyFH.com)