Richard L. Busch, 94, of Forsyth formerly of Muscatine, Iowa passed away peacefully on March 19, 2019 at Rosebud Healthcare Center. He was born December 11, 1924 to Esther and Bartus Busch in Muscatine, Iowa.
Richard attended school and graduated in Muscatine. During WWII he enlisted in the Army. He later discharged from the Army and started working for Swift and Company as an account manager. He spent 35 years working for them.
In 1990 he met the love of his life, Ruth playing cards, and a year later they got married. They loved traveling the country together. Richard loved playing cards, fishing, hunting and spending time with his wife. He was also a member of the Elk’s Lodge, Moose Lodge, VFW and American Legion.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years; children, Sally (Ron) Mans of Forsyth, Mike (Natalia) Keil of Afghanistan; 4 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandson, and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, 2 daughters, a brother, and a sister.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the First Baptist Church in Forsyth. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church. Stevenson and Sons have been entrusted with the arrangements. To leave condolences for the family, visit our website at www.stevensonandsons.com.