Feb. 11, 1928 Charlotte Eaton County Michigan, USA
Dec. 27, 2011 Lansing Ingham County Michigan, USA
Carl Gene Bushnell Lansing Loving husband to Elizabeth "Betty" Bushnell for 64 years, passed away at his home of 52 years, on Tuesday December 27, 2011. Carl was born in Charlotte, MI on February 11, 1928, to Elno Clark Bushnell and Letha Grace Snore who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his only brother Keith Bushnell. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and worked as a Die-Sinker for 37 years at Lindell Drop Forge. Carl is survived by his loving wife, Betty; his three sons, Mike, Carl, and Dean (Kathleen); and one daughter, Lynne Baird; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren, with one on the way. Carl always said, "I work in Lansing, but live at Higgins Lake." In lieu of flowers charitable donations may be made to Greater Lansing Food Bank or St. Vincent DePaul Society in memory of Carl. A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday December 30, 2011 at the Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 East Grand River Ave., Lansing, Michigan. Visitation one hour prior to service. To leave online condolences visit www.ChapelInThePinesFuneralHome.com.
Published in Lansing State Journal on December 29, 2011