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FULTON, IL - Mary L. (Busz) Bolhous, formerly of Fulton, and currently of Delavan, WI, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 10 in Janesville WI after a three year battle with bone cancer.

Mary was born September 3, 1922 in Fulton IL. She completed her education in the Fulton School System as well as Scovill Business School in Clinton. Her working career began as the secretary and bookkeeper for Lyons Fulton Bridge Co. After her children were grown she also worked as the secretary and bookkeeper for local insurance agencies. While living in Fulton, she was an active member of the Second Reformed Church, the Women's Service Club and Child Study Club.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Maurice Bolhous, and their two children: Jill (Ken) Peirce and Rod (Kathy) Bolhous; two granddaughters: Megan (Christopher) Arrogante and Margaret Bolhous; three step grandchildren: Tracey (Michael) West, Christopher (Renee) Peirce and Andrew (Patricia) Peirce and six step great grandchildren: Kyle, Emily, and Ella Peirce; and Leah, Hannah, and Kaitlin Peirce; her sister in law, Lena Rozeboom and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Saturday November 17, 2012 from 10 – 11 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home, 1601 16th Avenue in Fulton. The funeral will follow at 11 AM with the Reverend Wayne Wiersema officiating.

In lieu of flowers friends are asked to consider a donation to Mercy Hospice Care 901 Mineral Point Ave. Janesville, WI 53548