Rita Snyder Kirschner Busse Nov. 11, 1925 - Aug. 14, 2014 SOUTH BEND - Rita (Snyder) Kirschner Busse, 88, of Venice, FL, died Thursday, Aug. 14, at her home. The daughter of William and Ella (Donnely) Snyder was born Nov. 11, 1925, in Toledo, Ohio. She married Thomas James Kirschner in Toledo while he was a student at the University of Notre Dame. An instructor at the Memorial School of Nursing in South Bend, she earned her BS in Nursing at Indiana University. Survivors include husband, John Busse; three daughters, Susan (Michael) Berry of Fort Wayne, IN, Nancy (Kenneth) Stankiewicz, of South Bend and Gayle (Brian) Clayton of Spokane, WA; eight grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Preferred memorials are to the educational scholarship fund of the Venice, FL AAUW Chapter, c/o Judy Even-son, AAUW Treasurer, 1637 San Silvestro Dr., Venice, FL 34285. Memorial services in Venice, FL, and South Bend will be scheduled at a later date. Farley Funeral Home in Venice is handling the arrangements. To send condolences, please visit www.farleyfuneralhome.com.
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Aug. 21, 2014