Edna Mae Busard

Last Updated on June 7, 2016 by cassnetwork

busardEdna Mae Busard, 84, Logansport, passed away Friday, June 3, 2016, in Miller’s Merry Manor.

Born June 20, 1931, in Logansport, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Ethel Grether Love.

On October 16, 1949, she was married to the love of her life, Rodney Busard,  who preceded her in death March 25, 2008.

Edna Mae was a graduate of Royal Center High School. A homemaker and farm wife, Edna Mae and Rodney were dairy and grain farmers who raised Holsteins. Their family was a tight-knit group who enjoyed not only working together, but being together to create many happy memories.

A member of the Pisgah Church, Edna Mae was a faithful believer in the power of prayer and participated in the prayer group. She also attended Shiloh Christian Church and both congregations were extensions of her family. She was a member of the Cass County Extension Homemakers.

Also surviving are two sons, Ron Busard and his wife Kian and their children, Kyle (wife Dara), Nathan and Marly, and son Al Busard and his wife Kim of Logansport, and their children, Ethan and Rodney Jordan, all of Logansport; two daughters: daughter Trudy Colsten and her husband Bruce of Grove City, Ohio. and their children, Joshua Gallaher, Ben Colsten and Tiffany Colsten, and daughter Rita Berkshire and her husband Steve of of Logansport and their children, Lacey of Indianapolis, and Lane and Alexa, both of Logansport; one brother James Love and his wife Verna, of Colorado Springs, Colorado; one sister Lou Ann Stoner of Goshen; three great-grandchildren: Victoria, Kyler and Rhaelyn Busard; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Jane Nice and two sisters-in-law Opal Jackson and Florence Myers.

The family would like to give special thanks to Edna Mae’s close friends who helped care for her.

A funeral service celebrating the life of Edna Mae Busard will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 7 in Fisher Funeral Chapel. Pastors Ryan Lewellen and Dirk Raderstorf will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Shiloh Christian Cemetery. The funeral procession will drive past her beloved homestead.

Visitation hours will be held from 3-8 p.m. Monday, June 6, in Fisher Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Busard Family Memorial Fund in care of Cass County Community Foundation.

You may share condolences and view her video tribute at www.fisherfuneralchapel.com

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