Alice Ann Bushman, 78, Galloway, a town of Alban native, died Wednesday, April 18, 2001, at her winter home in Arizona.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galloway with the Revs. Herbert Zoromski, Joe Diermeier, O.F.M. Cap., Chester Osowski and Marcin Mankowski concelebrating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. Friday until the services.
Schmidt-Schulta Funeral Home in Wittenberg is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mrs. Bushman was born June 29, 1922, in the town of Alban, a daughter of the late Frank and Francis (Kaminski) Knitter. She attended elementary and high school in Rosholt and Central State Teachers College (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point).
She was married to Harry Bushman on Nov. 15, 1941, at St. Adalbert Catholic Church in Rosholt.
She was secretary of the couple’s produce, potato and brokerage businesses and served of the board of directors. She developed and patented the “Liberty Brand” name for potatoes, which is known worldwide.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and its Rosary Society.
Survivors include her husband; two brothers, Nick (Ann) Knitter, Galloway, and Joe Knitter, Rosholt; and two sisters, Evelyn (Don) Schulist, Rosholt, and Leona (Grand) Adams, West Frankfort, Ill.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, John and Frank Knitter Jr.; and four sisters, Mary, Martha, Delores and Regina.