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“I remember many Christmas's and Queckborner get togathers ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: rhonda stead (Heffelfinger) - IL

“My heart hurts. I Love You, forevermore and always. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Stephanie Bushman - LITTLETON, CO

“Linda, Jeff and Jennifer we are so sorry to learn of Steve's passing. We remember all the good times during the Scouting years and having talks with...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Sandy and Al Segneri - AZ

“So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to Doug and the entire family. My God be with you at this time and may he bring you brighter...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Larry Tepe - Rockford, IL

“I have many memories with Uncle Steve. The family coming up to Illinois to spend time together with family. He was always there hanging out with...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Diana Bushman - Willingboro, NJ

“So sorry to hear of Steve's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all Wish we could be there. Love Donna Al and Ashley ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Donna Rompf - Lawrenceville, GA

“Sorry for your loss I worked with Steve and always enjoy talking with him ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Dave Gorzny - Coworker

“Linda, Jeff and Jennifer, We are so so sorry to hear about Steve. I am so glad that we got to spend the time with you at Mom's birthday dinner. We...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Karen and Bob Jury - New Richmond, WI

“Linda, I am so very sorry for your loss. God Bess. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Kathy Gaskill - Dixon, IL


STERLING – Steven K. Bushman, 66 of Sterling died Friday November 15, 2019 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford suddenly.

He was born on March 20, 1953 in Sterling, the son of Arman E. and Lenora J. (Queckboerner) Bushman and was a graduate of MIT in Morrison. He married Linda J. Weed on May 23, 1979 in Rock Falls. Steven had worked as a truck driver for the former Northwestern Steel and Wire Co and when they closed he drove for Rock River Ready Mix and owned and operated Trees R Us tree transplanting. Later he was the co-owner/operator of Northern Illinois Transit Co as well as being co-owner of Quilt Supplies For U. In his younger years Steven liked to race jeeps, hunt and trap shoot. He was an avid model railroader and a member of the Stephenson Co Antique Engine Club.

Survivors include his wife, Linda; their son Jeffrey Bushman of Sterling; their daughter Jennifer Bushman of Schaumburg, IL; his brothers: John (Cathy) Bushman of Odessa, FL, Frank (Michele) Bushman of Louden, TN, Doug (Lisa) Bushman of Rockford and Don (Kristy) Bushman of Wilmington, NC, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be Tuesday November 19, 2019 from 5-7 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory, 1002 12th Avenue in Rock Falls. The funeral will follow on Wednesday at 11 AM