Viola M. Busch|
Born: May 2, 1928; in Elgin, IL
Died: Aug. 19, 2014; in Genoa, IL
Viola M. Busch, age 86, of Genoa, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at the Bethany Health Care and Rehab Center.
She was born May 2, 1928 in Elgin. The daughter of Benjamin and Sophie (Petersen) Awe. She married Johnny Busch on November 22, 1947.
Viola was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Genoa and sang in the choir for many years.
She was a devoted mother and grandmother and will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include her three children, Stephanie Kowitzke (Robert Owens), Brad (Cindy) Busch and Todd (Teresa) Busch; ten grandchildren, Brian, Brad and Brandi Kowitzke, Jennifer, Joshua and Jeremy Busch, Derek and Deniel Hodgson, A.J. and Logan Busch; and twelve great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Johnny; one daughter, Dawn Marie; and three brothers, Orville, Butch and Melvin Awe.
Her Memorial Service will be on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at 3:00 PM, at the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory, 1405 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL. Visitation will be on Saturday, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, at the Butala Funeral Home in Sycamore. A private burial will take place at the Genoa Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made for Transitions Hospice in care of the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory in Sycamore.
For information, or to sign the online guest book, go to www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com or call 815-895-2833.
Published in Daily-Chronicle on Aug. 21, 2014