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Ronald Lee Buswell

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Ronald Lee Buswell, 82

Ronald Lee Buswell, 82, Kentland, passed away on Friday March 22, 2013, at Iroquois Memorial Hospital, Watseka, Ill., He was born August l6, 1930, at Watseka, Ill., to the late Vernon Lee and Leeola Eckstein Buswell. He was a graduate of the Brook High School, class of 1948, and attended Indiana University in Bloomington, for 2 years.

He married Marie Darr Buswell, in Milford, Ill., on February l, l959, and she survives. He served in the U. S. Army, and worked as a farmer most of his life. He served on the Board of REMC, and was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. He was an avid train watcher, and IU Basketball fan.

He is survived by his wife, Marie Buswell, Kentland; one daughter Rhonda Buswell, Winona Lake. 3 sons, Alan Buswell, Beaverscreek, Ohio, Edwin Buswell, (wife, Michele), Monon, and Kevin Buswell, (wife, Jenifer), Westfield. 4 Grandchildren, Grace and Andrew Buswell of Monon, and Kyle and Kendra Buswell of Westfield, Ohio.

Visitation will be on Monday, March 25, 2013, at Gerts Funeral Home, Brook, from 4 - 8 p.m. with funeral service on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Kentland, with Pastor Larry Klingler officiating. Burial will follow at the Buswell Cemetery, Kentland.

He was preceded in death by his parents; l infant sister; and 1 granddaughter. Memorials may be given to the Gideons or American Diabetes Foundation.

Gerts Funeral Home, Brook, in charge of arrangements.

Published in the Journal & Courier from Mar. 24 to Mar. 25, 2013
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