Ella Busche

Wednesday, June 16, 2004

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Ella Mae Busche, 96, of Virginia Beach, Va., died Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at the home of her daughter.

She was born Aug. 16, 1907, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Frank and Lena Glasser Brennecke. She married Lynn "Pete" Busch.

The Busches owned and operated a grocery store many years at Zalma, Mo. She retired as a clerk for the Wallis Family Store in Marble Hill. She was formerly of Marble Hill.

Survivors include a daughter, Wilma Humphreys of Virginia Beach; a son, James Busche of Groveland, Ill.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, three brothers and a sister.

Friends may call at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Michael Kelpe officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.