Sunday, January 11, 2009

Judith A. Busarow

Green Bay - Judith A. Busarow, 76, passed away at her home after a brief battle with cancer on Sunday, January 11, 2009, with her husband by her side.

Judy was born in Racine on February 20, 1932, to Walter and Edith (nee: James) Berg. Judy graduated from Racine Lutheran High School and attended Valparaiso University. She married Gene Busarow in Valparaiso, IN on July 10, 1950. Judy was a former and very active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church until she and Gene retired to Green Bay in 1991. She was a current member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Green Bay. Judy flew the American Flag every day with pride and was a Mayflower descendant. She was also an avid Packers fan. Most importantly, Judy was a devoted wife and mother.

Judy is survived by her husband, Gene Busarow; children, Jeffrey (Candace) Busarow of Racine and Jayne Busarow of Green Bay; sisters, Janet (Jerry) Burke of Petersburg, WV, and Jeanne (Ted) Christoff of LaGrange Park, IL; brother-in-law, Don (Peggy) Busarow of Springfield, OH; and sister-in-law, Judy (Bruce) Kosmatka of Shelby Township, MI; and sisters-in-law, Carol Busarow of Sturgeon Bay, WI, and Helen Busarow of Collinsville, IL. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services for Judy will be held at the funeral home on Friday, January 16, 2009, at 7 p.m. with Rev. Richard Berg, her cousin, officiating along with organist Don Busarow, her brother-in-law. Interment will take place in West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Friday from 5 p.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Redeemer Lutheran Church and School in Green Bay or Racine Lutheran High School have been suggested.

The family would like to thank the staff at Unity Hospice in Northeast Wisconsin for all of their care and compassion.

Purath-Strand Funeral Home & Crematory
3915 Douglas Ave., Racine (262) 639-8000

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