Mrs Anna BUSHMAN Obit, printed in the Stevens Point Daily Journal January 11, 1960.
Mrs Anna BUSHMAN
Mrs Anna BUSHMAN of the Town of Sharon, Portage Co, died Saturday at the age of 98, leaving nearly 300 direct descendants. Her death occurred at 2:20 pm January 9, 1960 at the home of her daughter, Mrs Walter SCHULIST, with whom she lived. Mrs BUSHMAN had been seriously ill only two days.
Born in Poland on May 18, 1861, she came to the United States at the age of four with her parents, Mr and Mrs Andrew YACH. She grew up at Polonia and was married at Sacred Heart Catholic Church there in 1878 to John BUSHMAN The couple farmed in the Polonia area after their marriage. Mrs BUSHMAN's husband died 21 years ago and since then she had made her home with her children.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. John (Eva) YENTER, Route 2, Rosholt, and Mrs. Walter (Johanna) SCHULIST; two sons, Adam BUSHMAN, Polonia, and Joseph BUSHMAN, Galloway; 46 grandchildren, 203 great-grandchildren, and 30 great-great- grandchildren for a total of 283 descendants. Preceding her in death were six daughters, four brothers and four sisters.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at Sacred Heart Church, and burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
Friends may call at the Dzikoski Funeral Home. The Rosary Society of Sacred Heart Church, of which she was a member, will say the rosary tonight at 8 o'clock. A general rosary will be recited at 8pm Tuesday.
OBITUARY printed in the Stevens Point Daily Journal January 14, 1960.
Mrs BUSHMAN'S Funeral
Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Polonia, Portage Co, for Mrs Anna BUSHMAN of the Town of Sharon. Mrs BUSHMAN died last Saturday at the age of 98, leaving 283 direct descendants.
A grandson, the Rev Chester OSOWSKI, Saginaw, MI, was celebrant of a solemn requiem high mass. The Rev Joseph SSHULIST was deacon and the Rev Thaddeus SZCZERBICKI of Fancher was sub-deacon.
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Fathers OSOWSKI, SCHULIST and SZCZERBICKI conducted burial rites in the parish cemetery. Pallbearers, all grandsons, were Stanley OSOWSKI, Ernest BUSHMAN, Clarence BUSHMAN, John YENTER, Jr., Stanley SCHULIST and Clarence KARPINSKI.