Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007
Evelyn Louise Busse, 88, 17 East Park St., Fort Loramie, died at 6:05 a.m. May 1, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Feb. 12, 1919, in Anna, to George and Maria Rosa Daniel Fleckenstein. On Sept. 13, 1938, she married Alvin Busse, who died Nov. 19, 1978.
Surviving are two sons, Thomas (Jan), Fort Loramie, and Michael (Paula), Lakewood, Colo; two daughters, Susan (Jack) Heyne, St. Marys, and Anne L., Fort Loramie; two brothers, Herbert (Rita) Fleckenstein, Fort Loramie, and Albert (Mary Jane) Fleckenstein, Burkettsville; a sister-in-law, Ethel Fleckenstein, Sidney; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Edward, Henry and James Fleckenstein; and a sister-in-law, Patricia.
She retired as the co-owner and secretary of Busse's Meat Market in Fort Loramie. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and its St. Anne Ladies Sodality; Knights of St. John Auxiliary Post 313; American Legion Auxiliary Post 355, having served as president; and the historical society, all of Fort Loramie; and Fraternal Order of the Eagle Post 1391, Minster. She also was the author of local history books.
Funeral Mass is 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday and 8:30-9 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to the Fort Loramie Rescue Squad or Fort Loramie Historical Society.