Buschmann, William "Bill' D.
William "Bill" D. Buschmann, age 63, of Albion died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at his home. Bill was born April 2, 1950, in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., to Dale and Ruth (Kohlbeck) Buschmann and was a graduate of Milwaukee Pulaski High School in Milwaukee. Bill served in the U.S. Navy in Vietnam. His post-secondary education and training was at the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Oshkosh, Whitewater, UW Extensions and the Fox Valley Technical College in manufacturing and management and he had worked for several factories including Nippondenso Co. in Battle Creek. Bill was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3672 in Albion. He enjoyed traveling and spending time outdoors.
Bill is survived by his daughters, Jessi Baker Buschmann of Battle Creek; Jane (James) Lowe, of Lakeland, FL; a son, Steven (Laykthia) Buschmann of Orlando, FL; two grandchildren, Jaliyah Williams and Areiyl Jones; his mother, Ruth Buschmann of Sturgeon Bay, WI; sisters, Barb Buschmann of Sheboygan, WI; and Lynne (Doug) Farrell of St. Francis, WI; brothers, Dick (Lynn) Buschmann of Milwaukee, WI; and Donald Buschmann of Sturgeon Bay, WI. Bill is also survived by his ex-wife and best friend, LuAnn Baker-Buschmann and special friends, Theron, Barb and Dayna Stults. Bill was preceded in death by his son, Cody and his father, Dale Buschmann.
A memorial service will held this spring in Sturgeon Bay, WI. Memorials may be given to the Sturgeon Bay Legion Post #72 Sturgeon Bay, WI. Arrangements are by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. www.bachmanhebble.com.
Bachman Hebble Funeral Service
223 North Bedford Road Battle Creek, MI 49037
Published in Door County Advocate on Jan. 11, 2014