Obituary for Roger Bushman

Roger A. Bushman, age 91, peacefully left us on the afternoon of August 24, 2022 at Marshfield Medical Center.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 pm on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at St. Joachim Catholic Church, Pittsville, where a gathering for family and friends will be from 12:00 pm until service time. Father Nathan will officiate. The service will be live streamed at Burial will be at a later date. Buchanan/Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Roger was born on January 21, 1931 to Ollie and Genevieve (Schnock) Bushman of Vesper, Wisconsin and was a 1948 graduate of Pittsville High school.

Roger married Glenna Clark on October 30, 1954.  They would have celebrated 68 years together this fall.

He was drafted and served in the United States Army during the Korean War.  Upon return to civilian life, he worked for Central State Telephone.  He later acquired the Gambles Hardware store in Pittsville and provided merchandise until retirement in 1993.

At retirement, Roger and Glenna started an antique business in Door County. He loved finding bargains at auction to be repaired and resold in the antique malls under the name Auction Addicts.

Roger was an active volunteer in Pittsville.  He was part of the Lions club.  He served as an EMT and Firefighter and was a big supporter of Pittsville School activities.

Roger is survived by his loving wife, Glenna, his daughter, Kay Bushman (Ramachandran), his son Peter (Lori) Bushman, five grandchildren, Amy (Jon) Robinson, John (Heather) Bushman, James (Tage) Bushman, Leila Bushman, and Sheila Bushman, and four great grandchildren; Emma, Nora, Oliver, and Addison.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be designated to Pittsville Fire Department, Pittsville Library or Wisconsin Rapids Family Center.

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