Keith Bushmaker of Junction City, passed away January 22, 2013 following a long struggle with Parkinson's disease. Keith was born December 6, 1941 to the late Norbert and Helen Bushmaker. He graduated from Lincoln High School and the University of Wisconsin Steven Point with a Bachelors and Masters in English. Keith taught English and was a curriculum coordinator at D.C. Everest Schools, Schofield.
Keith is survived by his wife Darlene; brother Thomas (Donna) Bushmaker, Wisconsin Rapids. Sister Kay (John) Young, San Diego. Brother and sister-in laws Lois and Wayne Roemhildt, Waseca, MN. Dwight and Nancy Grose, Grand Rapids, MN. Robin and David Fleiner, Oceanside, CA. Kevin and Debbie Grose, Owatonna, MN. Jodie and Chuck Pollock, Waseca, MN. And numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Most days he could be found hunting and fishing, repairing antiques, enjoying family gatherings and wonders of nature. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Special thanks to Ministry Home and Hospice Care and caregivers at Care Partners, Stevens Point.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to ministry Hospice Care, in Keith's name.
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry with us or we find it not." -Ralph Emerson
Higgins Fuenral Home is assisting the family.