|Birth: ||Dec. 16, 1926|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 2003|
Earl E. "Scar" Bushong, age 76, of 713 N Second St., Ishpeming MI, passed away on Monday, January 20, 2003, at his home under the loving care of his family and the U.P. Home Health and Hospice. Earl was born December 16, 1926, in Mt. Pleasant MI to the late Harvey M. and Edith E. (McClain) Bushong. He has resided in Ishpeming MI for the past 39 years, and worked as a Boilermaker for Local #169 for over 50 years, retiring in 1987. Earl was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, along with mushroom and berry picking. He always enjoyed his children and grand-children's company. Survivors include his wife of 53 years Gloriana Bushong of Ishpeming MI; 6 children: Sandra (Joe) Hebert, Susan (Mike) Skewis, Sheila (Al) Sullivan, E. Lloyd (Diana) Bushong, Lee (Shirley) Bushong and Leslie Bushong all of Ishpeming MI; a sister Edith McPhall of Mt. Pleasant MI; 13 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; a great great grandchild; along with several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers: Elmer, Burton, Lloyd, and Harvey Bushong & Don Girven; 4 sisters: Marie Burr, Gladys Burr, Marvel Seawright and Theajean Bushong, and a grand-daughter. Funeral services will be held at Bjork and Zhulkie Funeral Home in Ishpeming MI with the Rev. Paul Olsen officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons – Joe, Paul, Michael, Don, Cory, Beau, Jesse, Adam and Tom. Following the service a luncheon will be held at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Ishpeming. The Family would like to extend a special thanks to the U.P. Home Health and Hospice, especially to nurse Carol Rankinen, and Rev. Paul Olson.
Source: The Mining Journal; Ishpeming MI; January, 22, 2003
Harvey McClellon Bushong (1886 - 1947)
Edith Elsie McClain Bushong (1889 - 1983)
Pearl Elmer Bushong (1908 - 1992)*
Gladys Bushong Burr (1912 - 1991)*
Lloyd A Bushong (1915 - 1970)*
Harold Bushong (1917 - 1918)*
Earl E Bushong (1926 - 2003)
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Specifically: He was cremated at Northland Chapel Gardens but is not buried there or in the Ishpeming Cemetery. Cremains were given to family.
Created by: Karen Darwin Robert
Record added: Dec 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82485664
Added: Mar. 16, 2013
Added: Jan. 9, 2013
Dad, I miss you every day I have heard that every time you think of someone that means they are with you at that moment so with that thought I don't know how you have time to visit any one else..Love forever.|
Added: Oct. 9, 2012
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