Donald D. Busch

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Donald D. Busch

November 11, 1937 - January 05, 2019

Donald D. Busch Donald D. Busch, age 81, of Clinton, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Genesis East Hospital in Davenport. In following Dons wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 PM Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the Pape Funeral Home. A memorial service will begin at 4:00 PM. Burial will be at a later date at Clinton Memorial Park Cemetery.

Don was born in Maquoketa, Iowa on November 11, 1937, the son of Vernie and Dorothy (Andresen) Busch. He graduated from Elwood High School. Don served with the U.S. Air Force in Japan as an Airman 2nd Class from 1957 1963. Don had been employed as a security guard at various locations around Clinton with Wackenhut Security for over 25 years. He was a member of the AMVETS and the Camanche VFW. Don enjoyed fishing, baking cookies, gardening, helping his friends and his dogs, Princess and Goofy.

Don is survived by 3 daughters; Julie Crider, Debra (David) Parkman and Darla (E.F.) Lebold all of Owensboro, KY; a son, Jerry (Susan) Busch of Owensboro, KY; 7 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; a step-daughter, Kay (Merle) Lawrence of Clinton; a step-son, Robert (Marcella) Reed of Clinton; 2 step-grandchildren; 4 step-great grandchildren; a brother, Alan (Julie) Busch of Clinton; 3 sisters, Cheryl Koenes of Camanche, Karen (Kenneth) Fanderclai of Fulton, and LaRaine (Dennis) Mumm of DeWitt; a brother-in-law, Rodney Wold of DeWitt; a sister-in-law, JoAnne Busch of Caldwell, ID; his friend Darlene Shadle of Clinton and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Diane; an infant brother, Denis; a brother, Larry and the love of his life Kathy Reed. Online condolences may be left at
Published on January 6, 2019
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3 posts

De Pickett
Jan 08, 2019
Don was a great neighbor to my mom. I am from Mn and when I visited I always left with a car load of vegetables and/or cookies. Great guy!
The Taplin Siblings
Jan 07, 2019
Don was such a wonderful neighbor and friend to my mom Rose. He looked out for her and blessed her with many wonderful meals. Never met such a kind man. When we would try to thank him, he would always say.'It is my honor"
Christi Miller
Jan 07, 2019
My sympathies to the family! Thinking of you Al!