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Kay L. Bush

March 19, 1944 November 17, 2018
Kay L. Bush
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The burial for Kay Leigh Bush, 74, of Aberdeen was 9:00 a.m., Monday, November 19th, 2018, at Sunset Memorial Gardens, 5851 East US Hwy 12, Aberdeen, SD 57401 with Pastor Jay Haaland officiating. Kay died Saturday, November 17th, at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital.

A Memorial Service will be planned for a later date to celebrate Kay’s life. The family requests no flowers.

Kay was born March 19, 1944, to Everleigh and Vila (Zielie) Shoop in Aberdeen, SD. She grew up and attended school in Aberdeen. Kay graduated from Aberdeen Central High School in 1962. She then attended Business College for accounting.
Kay met the love of her life, Duane Bush, on a blind date in 1966. They were united in marriage on August 27, 1966 in Aberdeen. They made their homes in Aberdeen and for eight years resided at Mina enjoying lakeside home. Kay’s professions: secretary, computer specialist at Northern State, a stay at home Mom, and a cashier at both Econo Foods and Menards.
Her love and care for her family was always evident. She enjoyed traveling to watch her children and grandchildren’s’ school and sporting events. Kay loved to keep in touch with family, friends and classmates. She started each morning by reading the newspaper and social media as her relationships to her community were important. She enjoyed photo albums and digital photos on the computer of her family. Kay enjoyed family history and treasured family heirlooms. Her life’s motto: love family, be respectful of others, work and play hard. Do not live without the Lord in Your Heart!

Grateful for Kay’s life are her children: Terry (Tara) Bush, Plankinton, SD, Renae (Jeremy) Hoven, Aberdeen, and Kevin (Emily) Bush, Milan, MI; grandchildren: Logan, Rylan, Teagan, Alexia, Addisyn, Makenzie and Connor; and brothers-in-law: Dennis (Jane) Bush, Tulsa, OK, Darrell (Denise) Bush, Omaha, NE, Mike Sudd, Pelham, AL and David (Nancy) Bush, Austin, TX. Lifelong friends; Cora Sue and Curt Forbes, & Lorraine Dohman.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Darold (died at birth), her husband, Duane and sister-in-law, Darlene Sudd.

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