Lyle Busch

Lyle Busch, age 82, of Milaca, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at the Milaca Elim Home.obit busch
Lyle Herman Busch was born November 25, 1930 in Lake City to Clarence and Florence (Prigge) Busch. He graduated from Rushford High School. Lyle was united in marriage to Nona Johnson on January 21, 1950. Throughout the years, Lyle worked at Trane Company in LaCrosse, Wis., Cornelius Company in Anoka and FMC Corporation in Fridley.
After retirement, in 1990, Lyle and Nona moved to the Milaca area. He loved fishing, hunting, golfing, gardening, bowling and bird watching.  He enjoyed spending time at a seasonal trailer on Fish Trap Lake. Lyle very much enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Nona;  daughters Barbara (John) Steffenson of Onamia, Sandra (Keith) Hawkinson of Andover, Janet (Eric) Paulsen of Plymouth and Terri (Tom) Kerber of St. Cloud;  sons James of Elk River and Brian of Milaca;  grandchildren Christopher (Christie) Steffenson of Milaca, Cade (Becky) Steffenson of Onamia, Eric Hawkinson of Andover, Nicholas Hawkinson of Blaine, Emily Kerber of St. Cloud and Michael Kerber of St. Cloud;  great-grandchildren Logan, Hailey, Fletcher and Charlie Ann; siblings, Alvina (Gene) Baylow of Lake City and Bill (Barb) Busch of Waukegan, Ill;  also by many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Bernice Nichols and infant son Joseph. Memorial services were held on Saturday, August 3 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in MilacaInterment followed at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Milaca. Military honors were provided by Hansen-Hayes American Legion Post #178 & Siemers-Hakes VFW Post #10794. Lyle’s grandchildren served at honorary pallbearers.