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Gloria Jean (Welsh) Busse

June 4, 1940 - May 21, 2023

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Gloria Jean (Welsh) Busse, 82, of Columbus, IN, passed away on May 21, 2023, at Compass Park Long Term Care facility, in Franklin, IN. She was born on June 4, 1940 in Attica, IN to the late Francis James and Anna Viola (Nierengarten) Welsh. Gloria was a graduate of Attica High School and received her Associate Degree from Indiana Business College. She soon obtained a job at the Journal and Courier Newspaper in Lafayette, IN. There she met the love of her life, Lynn Busse and they were married in 1961 in Lafayette, IN at University Lutheran Church. Gloria supported Lynn in his employment in the Cooperative Extension Service allowing them to live in various cities throughout Indiana. They spent most of their lives together in West Lafayette until relocating to Columbus, IN in 2003. Lynn had been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in his early 50’s and Gloria was always by his side to care for him until he passed in 2006.
Gloria will be greatly missed as a loving, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and dear friend. Gloria is survived by her sons Jeff Busse (Gisella) of Mooresville, NC and Gary Busse (Julie) of Elizabethtown, IN, and her grandchildren Lynnsey Greiwe (Dillion), Megan Busse, and Mitchel Busse.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Lynn and sister Karilyn Kay Welsh. Family graveside services are scheduled for Friday, May 26th at 10:00 AM at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens, 1718 W. 350 North, West Lafayette, IN, 47906.

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