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Obituary for Harvey J. Bush
HARVEY J. BUSH, 71, of 12950 Moline Road, Erie, IL, died Monday, June 16, 2008 at OSF St. Anthony"s Medical Center in Rockford, IL. Harvey was born on October 19, 1936 in Morrison, IL to Dick J. and Willemina (Vos) Bush. He attended the rural Whiteside County grade schools and Erie and Morrison, IL high schools. He married Roberta A. Deelsnyder on June 20, 1958 in Fulton, IL. Harvey farmed along with his wife and family in the rural Erie, IL area for his entire life. He and his wife also owned and operated the Albany Cafe from 1992-1998. He was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison, IL. He was the Fenton and Erie Drainage District Director. Harvey was a member of the Whiteside County Farm Bureau and the Florida Flywheelers Club. He enjoyed collecting and restoring antique tractors, and spending time at the lake with his entire family. Survivors include his wife, Roberta; one daughter, Debra (Mrs. Tony) Szabo of Morrison, IL; three sons, Tim (Patty) Bush of Erie, IL, Gary (Denise) Bush of Lyndon, IL, Alan Bush of Erie, IL; ten grandchildren, Jeremy (Abby) Bush, Jason (Candice Betts) Bush, Scott Bush, Lucas (Kara) Bush, Josh (Ericka Pearson) Bush, Marcus (Noel LeMaster) Bush, Gregory Bush, Megan, Emily, and Anna Szabo; three great grandchildren; one sister, Harriet (Mrs. Donald) VanDerLeest of Morrison, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents.
FUNERAL SERVICE WHEN AND WHERE: 10:00 AM, Friday,June 20, 2008 at Ebenezer Reformed Church " Morrison, ILOFFICIATING CLERGY Rev. Philip Stel, associate pastor of Ebenezer Reformed Church " Morrison, IL VISITATION 4:00 PM " 8:00 PM, Thursday, June 19, 2008, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT Lyndon Township Cemetery " Lyndon, ILLUNCHEON: The family would like to invite everyone to the family farm located at 12950 Moline Rd. - Erie, IL following the graveside services.