Herman Busch

Herman Busch

Oct 11, 1918 - Apr 16, 2008
Funeral services for Herman Busch will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Riverton. Pastors Vernon Boehlke and Paul Bundschuh will officiate.

Interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.

Mr. Busch died on Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at the Worland Healthcare Center. He was 89 years old.

Herman Busch was born on Oct. 11, 1918, in Scottsbluff, Neb, to Peter and Anna (Herman) Busch. He attended school in Scottsbluff and served with the U.S. Army from 1940 to 1945, including two years in the Aleutian Islands.

He married Frieda Dillman on Dec. 4, 1945, in Scottsbluff.

The family came to the Riverton area in 1945, farming in the Riverview area from 1946 to 1989, when he retired.

Mr. Busch served as a director on the Beet Growers Board for 12 years, was chairman of the Farm Home Administration board at both the local and state levels, served on the Fremont County Co-Op board, and was an A.S.C.S. committeeman for several years.

Mr. Busch had been a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Riverton since 1946 and held a life-time membership of the Riverton Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

His family said Mr. Busch was an avid reader who enjoyed Western history, fishing, doing puzzles, and enjoyed working outdoors. They said he especially enjoyed being with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Frieda Busch of Riverton; son, Richard Busch and daughter-in-law Fredella of Riverton; granddaughter, Shawna Rice and her husband Tim of Mandan, N.D.; grandson, Spencer Busch; great grandsons, Seth and Dalton Rice; sisters, Nettie Weber of Riverton, Alvina Brown of Worland; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Anita; grandson, Justin, three brothers, and two sisters.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran School or Church, or a charity of the donor's choice in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main, Riverton, WY 82501.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.