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Clara E. Busch

August 25, 1924 August 23, 2011
Clara E. Busch
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Clara E. Busch (nee Heck), age 86, of Eaton, OH and Elizabeth, CO passed away August 23, 2011 at her home in Colorado. She played the drums in the band at West Alexandria School starting in the third grade and enjoyed singing throughout her life. She was a devoted wife working alongside her husband on the family farm while raising three daughters. She always supported her family in choices they made in life. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter Patricia; infant granddaughter Patricia; parents George and Bessie Heck; brothers Melvin and Charles Heck; sister Evelyn Stark; and parents-in-law Chris and Edna Busch. She will be deeply missed by her husband of 67 years, Lloyd Busch; loving daughters Claudia (Maurice) Miller, Linda (Greg) Mitchell and Barbara (Peter) Kallevig; grandchildren Monica (Dan), Angela (Aaron), Vanessa (West), David (Becky) and Stephanie; step grandchildren Travis, Ryan and Kirsten; great grandchildren Abigail Clara and Owen Milo; nieces Charla Jean Heck and Nancy Heck; nephews Roger Heck and Mark Stark; and many other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at the First Presbyterian Church, 123 West Decatur Street, Eaton, OH 45320 with Rev. Wayne D. Morrison officiating. Burial will be in Sugar Grove Cemetery, West Alexandria, OH. Welcoming of friends will be from 5:00 to 8:00 pm on Monday, August 29, 2011 at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH and one hour prior to services on Tuesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church or Alzheimer’s Association, Miami Valley Chapter, 3797 Summit Glen Drive, G100, Dayton, OH 45449. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting

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