Keith Bushmaker, 71, Junction City, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, following a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Donations in his name should be made to Ministry Home Care-Hospice Services.
Higgins Funeral Home of Wisconsin Rapids assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.higginsfuneralhome.net.
Mr. Bushmaker was born Dec. 6, 1941, a son of the late Norbert and Helen Bushmaker. He graduated from Lincoln High School and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English.
He taught English and was a curriculum coordinator at D.C. Everest Schools in Schofield.
Survivors include his wife, Darlene; one brother, Thomas (Donna), Wisconsin Rapids; and one sister, Kay (John) Young, San Diego, Calif.