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In Memory

Stephen Ellis Busch

March 21, 2013

Stephen Ellis Busch passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 19.

Stephen Ellis Busch Born May 18, 1930, in Neenah, Wis., Stephen moved to Fort Collins where he was a professor in music education at Colorado State University until retiring in 1997.

Stephen is survived by JoAnne, his wife of 54 years, his two daughters Gwynne Cleveland and Carol Busch, and his grandson Stefan Bennett. He is preceded in death by his daughter Heather, his parents Mary and Orrin Busch, and his sister Carol Letter.

He will be remembered by family and friends at a memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Bohlender Funeral Chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his honor may be made to the Colorado State University Department of Music, Theater, and Dance c/o Bohlender Funeral Chapel. To read Stephen's complete obituary, please visit

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