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Obituary: David E. Bushie

David E. Bushie

David E. Bushie

David E. Bushie, former resident of Dolan Springs, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, in Grand Forks, N.D. He was born May 14, 1943, in Caribou, Minn.

He was a cement finisher and carpenter by trade. He bought his first Harley-Davidson in his teens and rode for many years.

David was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Myrtle (Ogorek) Bushie of Dolan Springs; and two brothers, Al and Bob Bushie. He leaves to grieve his wife Marion of Thief River Falls, Minn.; his children, one being Jenni (Duane) Rubash, formerly of Kingman; his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Iris Jackson of Dolan Springs; and many relatives and friends.

Dave fought a long, tough battle after suffering a massive stroke in 1990 which left him confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Still, he managed to keep his easy smile, quick wit and sharp mind. He was loved by many and will be missed.