The marker is in the Fred C Ballweg family plot. Fred C Ballweg was his son-in-law.
CHARLES BUSCH DIES AT LITCHFIELD, ILL
Busch - Died, Saturday, February 5, 1916, at St. Francis hospital in Litchfield, of heart trouble and old age, Charles Busch, aged 83 years and 4 months.
The body will be brought to this city and burial will be made in Calvary cemetery. The funeral services will be held in Litchfield.
Mr. Busch was born Fegruary 1, 1833 in Germany. He came to this country many years age and had been a prominent resident of Montgomery county for a long time. He had an interest in and was superintendent of the Litchfield Car works until that company moved its plant to Memphis. About ten years ago, he retired from active business life.
Mr. Busch was a Knight Templar and was well know in state masonic circles, having been a member of the organization many years.
He married Miss Catherine Hasse in Buffalo, N.Y. The widow and three children survive. The children are: Mrs. Theresa Ballweg of this city, Mrs. Tony Kaup, Memphis, Tenn., and Edward Busch of Fort Smith, Arkansas. He is also survived by the following grandsons: Karl and Edward Kaup and Mrs. James Gawin, Memphis, Tenn., Carl F. Ballweg of this city; Charles Busch, jr., Mrs. John O'Dood and Leo Busch of Springfield, Mo.
Date: Sunday, February 6, 1916
Paper: Daily Illinois State Register (Springfield, IL)
BUSCH - Funeral services for Charles Busch of Litchfield, father of Mrs. Theresa Ballweg of this city, will be held at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning at Litchfield, the Knights of Templar having charge of the services. Following the latter, the remains will be forwarded to this city over the Illinois Central railroad, arriving on the Daylight Special at 1:25 o'clock in the afternoon, and will be taken direct to Calvary cemetery, where interment will be made in the Ballweg family burying ground.
Date: Monday, February 7, 1916
Paper: Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL)
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