Bushman, Gary L.
Gary L. Bushman, Menasha, passed away at home on Monday, May 5, 2014, at the age of 65. He was born in Racine on December 10, 1948, son of the late Peter and Carla (nee: Andersen) Bushman. He had been a Menasha area resident since 1970.
Gary was a chemical engineer at Kimberly-Clark for 30 years, retiring in 2001. He thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. Gary was a patriotic member of the American Legion; the Experimental Aircraft Association; and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
Gary is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Peter and Linda Bushman of Mt. Pleasant; sister-in-law, Vicki Bushman of Racine; nieces and nephews, Susan Czuper of Cleveland, Ohio; Steven Bushman of Oshkosh; Jennifer (Travis) Laib of Pleasant Prairie; and Michael (Kirsten) Bushman of Milwaukee; great-nieces and great-nephews, Jessica Bushman, Tyler and Lauren Laib, Christian and Kara Bushman; great-great-niece, Alexis Wood; his good friend and neighbor, Sue Bethkal of Menasha; as well as other relatives and friends. He was also preceded in death by his brother, David Bushman.
Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, with Rev. Lawrence Williams officiating. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Interment and military honors will take place at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Park at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Memorials to the Wounded Warrior Project have been suggested. Online condolences at www.draeger-langendorf.com
Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home, 4600 County Line Road, Racine, WI 53403 (262) 552-9000