Louise E. Bushen

August 6, 1937 ~ August 4, 2019 (age 81)


Louise E. Bushen, 81, of Crystal Lake passed away peacefully on August 4, 2019. She was born on August 6, 1937 in Wheeling, West Virginia to John and Eleanor (nee Jeneski) Diehl.

Louise loved to read, especially about animals. She loved all animals and even rescued many types with her daughter. Louise was employed with First Card for 25 years and later with GE until her retirement.

Louise will be joyfully remembered by her loving daughter, Dawn Cardwell; her brothers, Bill and Bob (Karen) Diehl; her furry and feathered companions, Jackson, Ivan and Billie Sue. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, George Diehl, and sisters-in-law, Karen and Lola Diehl.

A celebration of Louise’s life will be held Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 4 PM in Hale Chapel at First United Methodist Church, 236 W. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal Lake. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite animal charity.

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Celebration of Life
August 10, 2019

4:00 PM
First United Methodist in Crystal Lake
236 W. Crystal Lake Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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