Bush, Logan Compton (August 7, 1916 - September 17, 2000)


Douglas Budget - September 27, 2000

Funeral services for Logan Compton Bush were held Sept. 23 at First Baptist Church of Douglas with Pastor Tim Tyler of Douglas Baptist Church officiating.

Interment was at Douglas Park Cemetery with Samuel Mares American Legion Post #8 conducting military graveside rites. Mr. Bush died Sept. 17 at his daughter's home in Kennewick, Wash.

He was born Aug. 7, 1916, in Nevada, Mo., to Bert W. and Ida Faye(Compton)Bush. He resided at the family farm and received his schooling at Nevada. He came to Wyoming in 1936. He worked on various ranches and built reservoirs until he joined the 115th Calvary Troop F in 1941. He served until his discharge in 1945.

He married Alice Marie Nachtman on Nov. 15, 1941, in Anaconda, Mont., while in the service during World War II. The couple lived at Fort Lewis, Wash., Compton, Calif., and other places. Following his discharge, he worked at and operated several garages in Clareton Oil Field, Newcastle and Douglas. He retired in 1978.

Mr. Bush was a member of Samuel Mares American Legion Post #8 in Douglas, was a baptized Baptist and was a member of the Douglas Senior Center.

He is survived by his daughter Barbara and husband Ron Ginder of Kennewick, Wash.; son Theodore(Ted)and wife Patricia Bush of Plano, Texas; three granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; sister Georgia Faye Bush of Raytown, Mo.; sisters-in-law Mary Nachtman and Sara Nachtman of Douglas; brother-in-law Bill Holtzen of Alta Loma, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Alice Marie Bush on July 20, 1994; brother Douglas Bush, killed in action during World War II; sister Betty Holtzen; daughter-in-law Beverly Bush; and two grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers were Jesse Mill, Jeani Ginder, Ronda Kenney, Clayton Kenney, Ron Ginder and John Bauder.

Memorials to the Douglas Senior Center, P.O. Box 192, Douglas, the American Cancer Society, in care of Converse County Bank, P.O. Box 689, Douglas, or the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.

Converse Funeral Chapel of Douglas was in charge of arrangements.


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