A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galloway, with the Rev. Augustine Bentil officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 1 p.m. Wednesday until the Mass. An Elks ritual will be held at 3 p.m. at the church.
Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home in Wittenberg assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at schmidtschulta.com.
Mr. Bushman was born Jan. 14, 1919, in the town of Franzen in Marathon County, a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Bluma) Bushman.
He was married to Sadie Grzywacz Sept. 14, 1940, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Wausau.
He was a life and active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church Galloway and its Men’s Society. He was a charter member of the St. Isidore Council 5008 Knights of Columbus, the Pere Rene Menard Assembly 1449 Knights of Columbus and the Elks Lodge 641 in Stevens Point.
He farmed for many years until his retirement and was a member of the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Hall of Fame.
Survivors include his wife, Sadie, Wittenberg; six children, Jerome (Barbara) Bushman, Naples, Fla., Elaine (Gene) Damato, Milwaukee, Margaret (Dale) Hegewald, Elderon, Robert (special friend Janet) Bushman, Galloway, Cynthia (Donald) Aanonsen, Eland, and Johnathan (Sandra) Bushman, Galloway; two brothers, Harry and Ernest (Mavis) Bushman, both of Galloway; 15 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter in infancy; one brother, Marion; and two sisters, Ann Knitter and Bernice Kleman.