Obituary of Carl Buschert
Buschert, Carl I. “Bush”
January 20, 1937 – November 27, 2018
Carl passed away peacefully after a massive stroke, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at Grand River Hospital, in his 82nd year. He is survived by his brother Don Buschert. Uncle of David (Carol) and Jason (Cindy). Great-uncle of Sarah (Owen), Stephen (Corey), Ashley (Cliff), Tiffany (Jamie), and Bonnie Sue (Will). Great-great-uncle of Enzo; Layla; Alex; Lillian, and Jackson. Caring companion and best friend of Barb Jantzi and missed by Barb’s family Kevin, Steve and Faye, Aaron and Reegan, and Greg and Kristen. Also survived by many dear cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents Ira and Ida (Snyder) Buschert, and twin brothers at birth.
Bush lived a full life, sports foremost. He enjoyed going to Toronto Maple Leafs games and was a Detroit Tiger fan. He coached church league hockey in Elmira. He also played ball, bowling and golf. He was involved with CanAm Hockey School at the University of Guelph. He was at Chesley Lake Camp as Program and Sports Director for 13 years, and he was also at Camp Luz in Ohio. He received a 25 year award for outstanding volunteer service from the House of Friendship. Bush lived in Floradale in the 50s, and became like one of the Butch Martin family. He also lived with the Bauman family in Elmira for 27 years. Bush was a very good friend to many. Remembered by his Group of ‘8’ Breakfast Club friends Ab Martin, Del Gingrich, Frank Martin, Glenn Brubacher, Ray Brubacher, Zenas Buehler and Aden Bauman.
Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2018 at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, 62 Arthur St. S., Elmira. A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Elmira Mennonite Church, 58 Church St. W., Elmira.
Donations to the House of Friendship, Elmira Mennonite Church, or Grand River Hospital ICU would be appreciated. Thank you to the staff at Grand River Hospital Intensive Care for your excellent care and compassion, as well as the Paramedics and Wellesley Fire Department.
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Elmira Mennonite Church
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