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“We are so saddened to hear of Pam's passing. Pam was a wonderful, caring, and generous friend to my parents Bernie and Maxine Huesman. For all the...Read More »
1 of 67 | Posted by: Michael Huesman - Camp Verde, AZ

“I was a former student of Mrs. Bush's, way back in kindergarten. She was wonderful to her students and always had a patient smile on her face. I don...Read More »
2 of 67 | Posted by: Molly Slavin - Atlanta, GA

“Sorry for your loss much sympathy ”
3 of 67 | Posted by: Lori Steve Abby Benson - Morrison, IL

“Very sorry for your loss, our condolences with you Brad and your family. ”
4 of 67 | Posted by: Jesse and Trista Wright - IL

“Our prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
5 of 67 | Posted by: Ben & Leslie Nice - Little Rock, AR

“You have our sypathy ”
6 of 67 | Posted by: Eric&Mary Benson

“Dearest Pam, may you rest in Peace, knowing how much your community Loved you. ”
7 of 67 | Posted by: Marc & Catherine Gravert & Family - IL

“My Deepest Sympathy to all of you. I will be keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers as you go forward into these difficult days. ”
8 of 67 | Posted by: Marlene Knox

“Deepest sympathy. Prayers for the Family. Even though we did not see Pam very often. We always enjoyed our time together. Fondly Dave and Mary ”
9 of 67 | Posted by: Dave & Mary Mekel - PA - Cousin

“Very sorry for your loss. Mrs. Bush taught me at Sacred Heart in Clinton back in the late 70's. She took and taught us swimming at the Y.M.C.A. for...Read More »
10 of 67 | Posted by: Stephen Meyer - Clinton, IA

11 of 67 | Posted by: JUDI ZUIDEMA - Morrison, IL

“Pam was a dedicated teacher with love and concern for children and loved her family and church. ”
12 of 67 | Posted by: Margi and Mike Winkelman - IL

“So sorry for your loss. ”
13 of 67 | Posted by: Renee &Scott Temple - Morrison, IL

“Please accept our sincere condolences. ”
14 of 67 | Posted by: Jim and Trudy Zuidema - IA

“Our sympathy goes out to your family. Prayers for all.. ”
15 of 67 | Posted by: Vic and Marilyn (Betts) Roggendorf - IL

“Thinking of you. ”
16 of 67 | Posted by: Lyn Damhoff

“May your memories of Pam always brighten your day as she always did just by walking into the room. She will be greatly missed. ”
17 of 67 | Posted by: Curtis, Brandy, and Nancy Stuart - IL

“God be with her and Blessing to the family ”
18 of 67 | Posted by: cindy kay truitt - morrison, IL

“Our prayers are with you Rod and Brad. ”
19 of 67 | Posted by: Chuck and Nina Rumfelt

“Your mom and wife was a beautiful person. Her spirit is present in the love you have in your heart. ”
20 of 67 | Posted by: Becky west - Morrison, IL

“Our deepest sympathy ”
21 of 67 | Posted by: Bob and Nancy Countryman - Fulton, IL

“Marvelous mom, wonderful wife, terrific teacher, and a sweetheart of a lady. ”
22 of 67 | Posted by: Penny, Tom, Scott, Bryan, Brittany, Paige, and Shaun Milnes

“Pam's friendship was a gift. ”
23 of 67 | Posted by: Jean Spohn - Grand Detour, IL

24 of 67 | Posted by: ELWYN & SHIRLEY NICE - IL

“My thoughts and prayers are with you Rod and Brad. you may have lost a loved one but god received a very special angel. ”
25 of 67 | Posted by: Steve C. Osborn - Morrison, IL

“May the remembering earth mind every one of Pam's memories, and may the life Pam lived unfold further in spirit. May Rod and each family member find...Read More »
26 of 67 | Posted by: Dolores Nice-Siegenthaler - CA

“Our deepest sympathies to the family of Pam Bush. She was a beautiful person, inside and out and our family will truly miss her. ”
27 of 67 | Posted by: Ryan and Melissa Zinke and girls - IL

“Thinking and praying for all of you. Pam was a wonderful person who will be greatly missed! ”
28 of 67 | Posted by: Shawn and Kevin Soenksen and Family

“Thoughts and prayers are with the whole family~ Pam was an amazing person! ”
29 of 67 | Posted by: Shanyne DeSmit and Family

“Our sympathies and prayers are with you all. ”
30 of 67 | Posted by: Bob and Anita Burton - MORRISON, IL

“Sending our sympathy, thoughts, and prayers to the family of a wonderful teacher whom my kids enjoyed and looked up to. ”
31 of 67 | Posted by: Rita Kaufman and children (Katie, Alyssa, Brianna & Nicholas)

“Our deepest sympathy.7 ”
32 of 67 | Posted by: John & Kathe Vegter - Morrison, IL

“Sending prayers to your entire family...your smile, friendship, and happiness will be greatly missed. ”
33 of 67 | Posted by: David, Rebecca, Faith and Tyler Green - IL

“My deepest sympathy for your loss. ”
34 of 67 | Posted by: Debbi (Hook) Orlowski - Sterling, IL

“With deepest sympathy ”
35 of 67 | Posted by: Gold Star FS Lyndon Energy

“Thoughts and prayers to you all. ”
36 of 67 | Posted by: Suzan Andersin - Morrison, IL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this difficult time. Mrs. Bush will be missed greatly and touched many lives. She was truly...Read More »
37 of 67 | Posted by: Jessi Kuehl & Daniel Kaiser - IL

“Pam and I taught together at Northside and Southside Grade Schools. I was the K-8 grade school librarian. No matter how busy she was, Pam would ask...Read More »
38 of 67 | Posted by: Laura Staublin Anders - Fulton, IL

“Deepest sympathies to the whole family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, The KLINK Family (Aunt Jean and Cousins Jim, Sherry, Tom,...Read More »
39 of 67 | Posted by: Michele Klink - San Francisco, CA

“Our Sympathy ”
40 of 67 | Posted by: Dick & Julie Damhoff

“Rod, Brad and Family: You have our deepest sympathy. She was a Great Lady, Teacher and Friend to all she met. Heaven welcomed her with open arms. ”
41 of 67 | Posted by: Phil & Joyce Hook - Fulton, IL

“Pam and I were co-workers, she the PE teacher, I the Art teacher. She was a caring educator, exercising the children's minds as well as their bodies...Read More »
42 of 67 | Posted by: JaneAnn Ardapple

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
43 of 67 | Posted by: Jason, Erica, Trey and Carson Strating - IL

“I remember Pam for her kindness and caring and most of all her smile. She always had a smile that would make you feel good. She will be missed by so...Read More »
44 of 67 | Posted by: Brian & Cheryl Onken and family - IL

“With our thoughts and prayers. ”
45 of 67 | Posted by: Craig & Marilyn Janssen Family

“We will miss her at Northside. There was always a smile on her face and she gave advise when needed. I really miss her right now as planting time...Read More »
46 of 67 | Posted by: Brenda White - Morrison, IL

“You are in our thoughts---so sorry for your loss!!! ”
47 of 67 | Posted by: The Brian Oostenryk Family - IL

“With Deepest Sympathy . ”
48 of 67 | Posted by: Bob & Karen Endress - Morrison, IL

“Pam was a true inspiration to me and many others. She will greatly missed. ”
49 of 67 | Posted by: Lynda A. Warren - Morrison, IL

“So many fond memories, but keep thinking of the ski trips to CO. so much fun and laughs. We'll miss you . ”
50 of 67 | Posted by: Roger Jan Stuart - Morrison, IL

“We are thinking about you. ”
51 of 67 | Posted by: Mark Chris Madison and Mason Krum

“We are sorry for your loss and our thoughts are with you. ”
52 of 67 | Posted by: Gold Star FS, Inc. - Lyndon Crops

“A wonderful lady and loved by all, she will be missed. You have our deepest sympathy. ”
53 of 67 | Posted by: John & Arlene Dickey - Morrison, IL

“We are so sorry for your loss. Both of our boys had Pam for a PE teacher and they loved her. With deepest sympathy: Marlo, Andy, Brett & Drew Pape ”
54 of 67 | Posted by: Marlo Pape - Morrison, IL

“You wil be missed. Thanks for being a great friend. ”
55 of 67 | Posted by: Kelvin and Sara Tenboer and Family - IL

“Pam was a very caring woman, teacher and friend. The world was a better place for her having been here. She will be missed. ”
56 of 67 | Posted by: Gary, Deb and Adam Heusinkveld

57 of 67 | Posted by: jeanne adams - morrison, IL

“Our deepest sympathy to the family. ”
58 of 67 | Posted by: David & Nelta Roeder

“Pam's leadership in the catechism at St. Mary's Church was a true blessing. She served as teacher to both children and adults, sharing her faith and...Read More »
59 of 67 | Posted by: Vander Bleek Family - Morrison, IL

“Sympathy to the whole family. She will be greatly missed! ”
60 of 67 | Posted by: Mark & Connie Pruis

“Our deepest sympathy ”
61 of 67 | Posted by: Jim & Diane Workman

“We will always remember the kind, thoughtful teacher she was. ”
62 of 67 | Posted by: Wayne, Lynda and Mathew Endress - IL

“One of the best teachers a parent could have for their children! Such a caring, compassionate, beautiful person. You will be missed by many. Keeping...Read More »
63 of 67 | Posted by: Doug & Nancy Bush - Fulton, IL

“What a battle she fought.....A very strong woman.peace be with all. A wonderful picture posted,always a smile! ”
64 of 67 | Posted by: Pam Brackemyer

“I have so many memories of Pam...first in the basement at old Southside when we were across the hall from eachother. I enjoyed our conversations...Read More »
65 of 67 | Posted by: Susan Christian - Erie, IL

“Our deepest sympathy. ”
66 of 67 | Posted by: Mark & LaVonne Dykema - Morrison, IL

“Always appreciated Pam's energy and enthusiasm when we played volleyball together on Tuesday nights. Our prayers and deepest sympathy to her family....Read More »
67 of 67 | Posted by: Michelle Renkes

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MORRISON, IL – Pamela T. Bush, 59, of Morrison, IL, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at her residence.

Pamela was born January 24, 1954, in Queens, NY; the daughter of Edgar F. and Joan (Klink) Bailey. She graduated from Morris Catholic High School, Denville, NJ, in 1972, and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Wisconsin Platteville in 1976, with a Bachelor's Degree in Health and Physical Education. She married Rodney D. Bush on November 27, 1976, in Parsippany, NJ. She received her Master Degree from Western Illinois University in 2000, in Education Administration. Pamela's passion was her family and working with her students, she helped with the Harvest Hammer, she loved downhill and cross country skiing, bicycling, cross country marathons, gardening and playing with her granddaughter. She was a member of the St. Mary Catholic Church, Morrison, IL, where she served as a religious leader and Eucharistic Minister. Her family would like to thank the Rock River Hospice for the care she received the last five weeks.

She is survived by her husband, Rodney Bush, Morrison, IL; a son, Bradley Bush, Morrison, IL; a granddaughter, Katie Jo Bush; 4 sisters, Donna (Jack) Greener, Orland Park, IL, Janese (Chuck) Maranzano, Williamsburg, VA, Sharon (Roger) Cregg, Rochester, MI and Alanna Van Voorhies, Hawthorne, NJ; and 1 brother, Michael (Cindy) Bailey, Barnegat, NJ.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

A gathering of friends and family will be from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M., Friday, May 3, 2013, in St. Mary Catholic Church Fellowship Hall, Morrison, IL. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, May 4, 2013, in St. Mary Catholic Church, Morrison, IL with Revered William Antillon officiating. Inurnment will take place in the Grove Hill Cemetery, Morrison, IL. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established. Arrangements by McDonald Funeral Home, Fulton.