Milda Bussmann

Gillespie | Thursday, June 8 2023 |

Milda E Bussmann, 98, of Gillespie, IL, died at Heritage Health of Gillespie, IL on June 8, 2023 at 1:30am.  She was born May 30, 1925, in Midway, IL to August Roessel & Freida Stoecker Roessel.  She married Harold G Bussmann on September 20, 1947.  He preceded her in death on June 6, 1995.  She was a farmer's wife.  She operated Bussmann Turkey Farm along with his husband, Harold.  She was a bookkeeper for Madison County Mutual.  Milda was a member of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Gillespie and a member of the Willing Workers.  She was also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.  She is survived by her son, Craig (Beth) Bussmann of Gillespie, IL, daughter, Marsha (Tony) Ribes of Gillespie, IL, grandchildren, Melissa Poelker, Timothy (Erin) Ribes, Katherine Bussmann, Sarah Bussmann, Michael Bussmann, great-grandchildren, Ryleigh Ribes, Colten Ribes.  Milda was preceded in death by her parents, spouse, brother, Art Roessel and sister, Frona Bussmann.  Friends may call on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gillespie from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm.  Funeral services are Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 12:00 pm at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gillespie.  Burial will be at Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery, Carlinville, IL.  Memorials are suggested to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, nativity scene.  Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at

Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

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Kravanya Funeral Home

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