Roberta Busker

Roberta “Bert” Busker, 92, of Cushing, passed away peacefully December 9, 2016, at Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples.

Funeral services were held Dec. 14, at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples.  

Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Deer Creek. 

Arrangements were with Brenny Funeral Chapel, Staples. 

Roberta was born Dec.19,1923, to Ralph and Stella (Kay) Williams in Staples. She was baptized in the Lutheran faith. She attended Lincoln Elementary School and Staples High School. She married Herman Busker in 1941. The couple was married for 51 years and enjoyed operating farms in Staples, Bertha and Cushing. Bert loved to read, solve word puzzles, play Aggravation and crochet.

She is survived by three sons, Lewis Busker, Henning, Richard Busker, Cushing, Bill (Vicki) Busker,  Browerville; seven daughters, Darlene (Richard, Sr.) Gregerson, Cass Lake, Donna (Clif) Sadlo, Browerville, Grace (Cory) Jyrkas, Cushing, Beverly (Alan) Harrison, Junction City, KS, Gloria (Jan) Veiss, Bemidji, JoAnne (Randy) Dunn, Benton City, WA, and Verna (Kevin) Olmschenk, Browerville; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ethel Bartylla, f Lauderdale, Mona Meech, Cambridge and Mary Williams, Minneapolis; and sister-in-law, Nita Williams, Staples.  

She was preceded in death by her husband; three infant children; parents; five grandchildren; twin brother, Robert; three brothers, Charles, Eugene  and James and one sister, Margaret.

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