Mrs. Phyllis Ann (Buschmann) Bush

Mrs. Phyllis Ann (Buschmann) Bush, age 84, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on August 15, 1938 in Switzerland County, Indiana. She was the daughter of the late, William Louis “Bill” and Hazel Mae (Scott) Buschmann. She was raised in Vevay, Indiana and was a 1956 graduate of the Vevay High School. Phyllis attended Ivy Tech Community College in Madison, Indiana for one year studying upholstery, body work and painting vehicles. Phyllis was united in marriage on October 25, 1958 to Harlan Denton “Denny” Bush, Jr. in Madison, Indiana. This happy union of nearly 49 years was blessed with a daughter, Christy and a son, Denton. Phyllis was employed for the US Shoe Factory in Vevay, Indiana, from 1957-1958. In February 1962, she was employed for Reliance Electric in Madison, Indiana, retiring in July 1992 after 30 years of service. She also worked for the Switzerland County Welcome Center for several years. Phyllis was a lifetime member of the Switzerland County Historical Society and had a passion for genealogy. She was also a member of Union Baptist Church in Lamb, Indiana. Phyllis enjoyed writing in her numerous journals throughout her life, reading, crocheting, gardening and canning. She loved a good sip of coke, as well as tending to her flowers and spending time with family. Phyllis had a fondness for animals, especially cats and dogs. Phyllis unexpectedly passed away at 10:45 a.m., Monday, January 30, 2023 at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay, Indiana.

Phyllis will be missed by her daughter, Christy Morgan and her husband, Dan of Lamb, IN; her grandchildren, Danna Morgan, Sarah Morgan and her fiancé, Brandon Alexander, Emily Bush and Kelsey Bush; her great-grandchildren, Mason of Vevay, IN, Kylan of Vevay, IN, Bree and Brady of Madison, IN; her granddaughters by heart, Nicki Beckham and Lacy Brawner; her special friends, Sandy McCormick of Madison, IN and Miranda and Emilee Mangold of Vevay, IN; her numerous cousins and friends; her great-niece, Renee Prothero and her husband, Michael of Yuba City, CA and their son, Ryan Prothero and his wife, Danielle of Setagaya, Tokyo.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harlan Denton “Denny” Bush, Jr., died July 6, 2007; her son, Denton William Bush, died February 11, 2021; her parents, William Louis “Bill” Buschmann, died December 20, 1991 and Hazel Mae (Scott) Buschmann, died March 5, 1989 and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harlan D. Bush, Sr., died April 4, 1987 and Christine Bush, died September 13, 1990.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 3, 2023, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 3, 2023, by Rev. Mike Barnes, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Interment will follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens in Madison, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at