The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

November 25, 2012

Eleanor L. Bussey


STONE BLUFF, Ind. — Eleanor L. Bussey, 87, formerly of Stone Bluff, Ind., died at 9:59 a.m. EST Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Ben Hur Nursing Home in Crawfordsville, Ind.

She was born Aug. 26, 1925, in Oakwood, Ill., the daughter of Albert and Mary Oletha (Johnston) Seyfert.

Eleanor graduated from Oakwood High School. She was employed at Illinois Bell for 25 years, retiring in 1997, and never missed a day of work in those 25 years. She enjoyed sewing, dancing and polka music.

Surviving family include a son, Gary D. (Judy) Bussey of Stone Bluff, Ind.; a sister, Reita (Bill) Burroughs, of Venice, Fla.; three grandchildren, Gary Glenn (Suzan) Bussey of Indianapolis, Jon Patrick (Carolyn) Bussey, of Dana, Ind. and Rebecca (Dan) Hollingsworth of Indianapolis; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

Private family services are to be held. Arrangements entrusted to Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg, Ind.

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