Traverse City Record-Eagle


March 5, 2014

Harold E. Bush

TRAVERSE CITY — Mr. Harold E. Bush, of Traverse City, passed away unexpectedly March 2, 2014, at the age of 78. Harold was born March 19, 1935, to Alfred and Naomi (Kellog) Bush in Wexford Township.

He attended school in Buckley, graduated from Ferris State College and was a veteran of the United States Army.

Harold worked for 40-plus years as a heat treater at various machine shops including Cone Drive and ITW.

He enjoyed watching all sporting events, hunting, fishing and watching his grandchildren participate in their own athletic endeavors.

Harold leaves behind his loving wife, Hellen (Roush) Bush; sons, Craig (Christine) and Gregory (Loretta) Bush, of Traverse City; daughter, Debra (Michael) Rademaker, of Traverse City; sisters, Evelyn Butler, Lois Rahe, Alice Hankins and Ann Kammerer; grandsons, Nick and Scott Rademaker, Jason, Adam and Collin Bush; and granddaughter, Brandi Bush.

He was preceded in death by his son, Charles; and grandchildren, Brandon and Lisa Bush.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, from 4 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at the funeral home, with visitation one hour prior.

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