Date of death: 4/26/2009
Saint Meinrad Class: O 1950
GREENCASTLE ù Raymond Stephen Bussing, 84, of Greencastle, died Sunday, April 26, 2009, at 5:35 a.m., at Millpond Health Campus. He was born April 7, 1925, in Jackson Township, in Clay County, the oldest of seven children born to Raymond Stephen Bussing Sr. and Marjorie Candice Fisher Bussing. He attended Annunciation B.V.M. Grade School, and graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1943. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. On April 20, 1968, he and Helen Louise Weaver were united in marriage. They lived in Greencastle and were members of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Greencastle. Raymond was an architectural engineering instructor for ITT Technical Institute in Indianapolis. Preceding the deceased in death were his parents, Raymond and Marjorie Bussing; two brothers, Bernard Vincent Bussing, and Richard William Bussing; two sisters-in-law, Patricia Mary Bussing, and Judith Ann Bussing; one brother-in-law, Ray Harold Dome; and one nephew, Kevin Thomas Bussing. Surviving the deceased are his wife, Helen Louise Bussing of Greencastle; two brothers, Thomas Leo Bussing of House Springs, Mo., and David Jon Bussing of Brazil; two sisters, Joan Patricia Bussing of House Springs, and Margaret Mary Dome of Wilmington, Ill.; three sisters-in-law, Ruth Jean Bussing of Fort Myers, Fla., Marilyn Kay Bussing of Brazil, and Veda Elaine Bussing also of Brazil; six nieces; three nephews; five great-nieces; and 12 great-nephews.