Grace Busse

A funeral service was held Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at the Walhalla-Park Center Presbyterian Church, Walhalla for Grace Busse, 101, of Walhalla.

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Posted on 2/5/15

She died Thursday, January 29, 2015, at the Pembilier Nursing Center, Walhalla.

Burial will be held in the Beaulieu Cemetery, Walhalla.

Grace was born November 24, 1913 at Vang to Daniel and Bertha (Overaas) Danielson. She grew up in the Vang area and attended country school. She then worked as a nanny in Minneapolis, until returning to the Walhalla area. On November 23, 1937, she married Lawrence “Bud” Busse at Walhalla. After their marriage they lived in the South Walhalla area where she was a homemaker and later a nurse’s aide at the Pembilier Nursing Center. She also cared for her father and mother-in law and an uncle. Grace was active in her church, where she taught Sunday School, and was also a 4-H Leader.

Survivors include her children: Ron (Connie) Busse, Prescott, Ariz., Laurel (Paul) Brusseau, Walhalla, Francis (Sherry) Busse, Cavalier, Carolyn (Bill) Dubuque, Albuquerque, N.M., Terry Busse, Walhalla; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; sisters: Edna Swenson, Lake Stevens, Wash., Lois Thompson, Lacey, Wash., Carrol Williams, Port Hadlock, Wash.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband Lawrence “Bud” on May 17, 1983; brothers: Orin, Wallace, and Norris Danielson; sisters: Irene Knutson, Florence Arneson, and Lenora Peterson.

Askew Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.