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Aileen May Busch Cantrall
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Birth: May 21, 1908
Modoc County
California, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1998
Modoc County
California, USA

Aileen Cantrall, age 90, died at the Surprise Valley District Hospital, on November 30, 1998, She was born on May 21, 1908, in Alturas, California, to William Ern Busch and Elizabeth Stout Shields Busch.

Aileen's early years were spent at Eagles Swamp on Devil's Garden, where her father was employed by the Huffman Ranch. The family later moved to Alturas, where her father had a blacksmith shop.

Aileen went to school at Clover Swale and in Alturas. She graduated from high school in Chico, California. She attended Heald's Business School for one year in Alameda, California. Upon completion, she moved back to Alturas and married Laurence Alonzo Cantrall, on December 25, 1926.

Laurence and Aileen ranched on Pine Creek until 1947 when they purchased the A. J. Cantrall place in Jess Valley, California. Laurence and Aileen spent the next 30 years in Jess Valley enjoying their ranch, hunting, fishing, gardening, and their many friends and relatives who came to visit.

Aileen lived in Alturas from 1977 until 1988, then resided in Cedarville for approximately four years. Aileen spent the last six years of her life in the convalescent home at the Surprise Valley District Community Hospital.

Aileen is survived by her daughter, Phyllis Harris and son in law,
Harold Harris of Lake City, California, four grandchildren: Dian
Wickenden of Tonopah, Nev., James (Bucky) Harris of Cedarville; Wanda
Grove of Eagleville; Edward Harris of Alturas and 11

Aileen was preceded in death by her husband, Laurence Cantrall, parents, William and Elizabeth Busch, a sister, Hazel Young and brothers, Gilbert and Donald Busch.

Services for Mrs. Cantrall will be held at Kerr Mortuary today, December 3 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at the Alturas Cemetery. The family requests donations to your favorite charity in lieu of flowers 
Family links: 
  William Ern Busch (1877 - 1924)
  Lawrence Alonzo Cantrall (1899 - 1982)
  Dexter Busch (1902 - 1902)*
  Hazel Alvera Busch Young (1903 - 1976)*
  Gilbert William Busch (1906 - 1985)*
  Aileen May Busch Cantrall (1908 - 1998)
  Donald Emden Busch (1915 - 1996)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Daughter of William Ern Busch (Billy the Blacksmith) and Elizabeth Stout Shields.
Alturas Cemetery
Modoc County
California, USA
Created by: Smilydino
Record added: Jan 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46716963
Aileen May <i>Busch</i> Cantrall
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Aileen May <i>Busch</i> Cantrall
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