Jerome “Joe” Francis Bushy, 72

Jerome “Joe” Francis Bushy, 72, of East Grand Forks, MN died Monday, April 27, 2015, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Methodist Campus in Rochester, MN following a brief illness.
 
Joe was born December 5, 1942 in Crookston, MN the son of the late Robert and Bernice (Lussier) Bushy.  He grew up in Crookston and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in East Grand Forks, MN in 1961.  Afterwards, he served in the United States Navy from 1962-1965.  Upon his return he worked for Ken Weber at the Potato Bag Supply Co.  He married Carol Kuzel in Tabor, MN on December 27, 1968.  He then worked for the Minneapolis Tribune, USA Today, and Fargo Forum for 25 years.  He then worked for both Dietz Business Promotions since 1994 and Ralph Engelstad Arena since 2001.
 
He is survived by his beloved wife Carol of East Grand Forks; children, Jay (Christy) Bushy of East Grand Forks, MN; Jill (Jarred) Close of St. Paul, MN; Jon (Melissa) Bushy from Thief River Falls, MN; and Jan (Brady) Storhaug of Golden Valley, MN; grandchildren, Lexi, Brendan, Callie, Evan, Elizabeth, Owen, and Nicholas; brothers, Bobby (Colleen) Bushy and Pat (Kathy) Bushy all of East Grand Forks, MN; Dennis (Linda Magner) Bushy and Mike (Jackie) Bushy both of Moorhead, MN; Larry (Steve) Bushy Benoit of San Francisco, CA; sisters, Paulette (Robert) Larson of Las Vegas, NV; and Elizabeth (Ron) Wilkens of Woodbury, MN.
 
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.
 
Memorial Services:  10:30 AM on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, East Grand Forks, MN.
 
Visitation: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Sacred Heart Catholic Church, East Grand Forks with a 6:30 pm prayer service.
 
Online Guestbook:  www.dandahlfuneralhome.com
 
Arrangements By:  Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, MN
 

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