Bushey, John Group (June 5, 1872 - September 14, 1946)

30-Year Resident John Bushey

Dies on Sunday

Unknown - September 16, 1946

John B. Bushey, 74, a resident of the Dry Creek community for the past 30 years, passed away Saturday morning at Memorial hospital, following several years of failing health.

Mr. Bushey, although in poor physical condition, worked up until the week before his death.

John Group Bushey was born in Wellsville, Pa., on June 5, 1872. He was united in marriage Jan. 16, 1896 at Idaville, Pa., to Miss Sarah A. Weigle. Three daughters were born to this union, Emma, Nina and Marie. Marie preceded her father in death passing away in July 1925.

In 1898 the Busheys moved to Waynesboro, Pa., where he was the machinist for the Geiser Manufacturing Co., until 1912 when the family moved to Richmond, Tex., where he engaged in farming for five years.

In 1917 Mr. Bushey filed on a homestead in the Dry Creek community where he had since resided.

Surviving are his widow and two daughters: Mrs. Emma Elder of Keeline and Mrs. Nina Park of Monmouth, Ore. Also surviving are three granddaughters and three grandsons.

Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Hofmann chapel with Rev. Louis Gale of the Congregational church officiating.

A male quartet from the Keeline Congregational church composed of C.W. and Lavonne Pfeifer, Beryl Fullerton and Roy Elder sang. Mrs. Byron Wollen accompanied on the piano.

Pallbearers were O.L. Pellatz, Art Epperly, Ernest Steinle, Fred Reichelt, R.H. Stoddard and Gerald Reeves.

Burial was in Douglas Park cemetery.

RITES HELD FOR JOHN BUSHEY ON

MONDAY P.M.

Unknown - September 16, 1946

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon for John Group Bushey, 74, long-time Dry Creek resident, who passed away Saturday morning at Douglas Memorial Hospital after an illness of a week.

John Group Bushey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Bushey, was born in Wellsville, Pa.,on June 5, 1872. He was united in marriage with Sarah A. Weigh at Idaville, Pa., on Jan. 16, 1896. Three daughters were born to this couple, Emma, Nina and Marie. Marie died in 1925.

After living in Pennsylvania and Texas, the family moved to Wyoming in 1917 at which time they filed on a homestead in the Dry Creek community, residing there until the time of his death. While Mr. Bushey's health has been poor for the last few years, he continued to work until recently.

Surviving are his widow and two daughters, Mrs. Emma Elder of Keeline, Wyo., and Mrs. Nina Park of Monmouth, Ore., and six grandchildren.

Services were conducted from the Hofmann Chapel in Douglas by Rev. Louis Gale. Music was furnished by the male quartet of the Keeline Congregational Church, composed of Bryl Fullerton, Roy Elder, G.S. and C.W. Pfiefer. They were accompanied by Mrs. Byron Wollen.

Pallbearers were R.H. Stoddard, Fred Deichelt, Gerald Reeves, O.S. Pellatz, Art Epperly and Ernest Steinle.

Interment was in Douglas cemetery.

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