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Evelyn L. Bushong, 89, passed away Wednesday, March 29, at Greencroft Goshen Health Care.
She was born Feb. 9, 1928, in Goshen, to Russell and Anna (Bohn) Hartzler.
On Dec. 12, 1954, she married Nelson L. Bushong in Goshen.
He survives along with two sons, Garen (Susan) Bushong, North Manchester, and Steven (Helen) Bushong, Goshen; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, John Hartzler.
Mrs. Bushong graduated from Goshen High School in 1946 and the American Conservatory of Music in 1952. She gave organ lessons for 40 years and was the longtime organist at Eighth Street Mennonite Church where she was a member.
She enjoyed gardening.
Friends may call Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen. Pastor Brenda Sawatzky Paetkau will officiate.
Burial will follow at Violett Cemetery, Goshen.
Memorial contributions may be given to Eighth Street Mennonite Church.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 29, 2017
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