March 20, 2018

Wanda Marie (Rita) Busch – Bedford
July 10, 1947 – March 18, 2018
Wanda Marie (Rita) Busch, 70, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by her family.
Born July 10, 1947 in Bedford, Indiana, she was the daughter of Noble and Charlotte (Goens) Harrison. Rita married Mike Busch on November 6, 1965; and he survives. She attended Bedford High School and worked at various factories. Rita was a member of Bedford Baptist Temple.
She is survived by her husband, Mike; children, Tom (Mindy) Busch, Steve Busch and Charlotte Blackburn; grandchildren, Kayla (Matt) Wagner, Michael Busch, Karly (fiancé Justin Chambers) Busch, Thomas Busch, Daniel Busch, Lea Philpott, Nathaniel Busch, Clay Blackburn, and Bailey Blackburn; great grandchildren, Gavin, Ainsley and Gibson Wagner; sisters, Kay (Larry) Armstrong, Polly Flynn, Brenda (Russell) Watson and Patty Turner; brother, Mark Peters; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Danny Busch; sister, Shirley Harrison; brothers, Donnie Harrison and Jimbuck Harrison.
Funeral services will be on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Bedford Baptist Temple, with Pastor Lyman Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday, 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Bedford Baptist Temple and from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Friday at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes.
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