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.Esther M. Jaeger Bushey.

Collected and contributed by:  Pat Drees

. Oconto County Reporter .
. 26 April 2010  .

.Esther M. Bushey, 88, formerly of Green Bay, died Friday, April 9, 2010. She was born April 4, 1922, in Michigan, to Richard and Margaret (Scherer) Jaeger.

In 1942, Esther married Lionel Bushey. Esther served in the United States Army. She was a member of the Pocahontas Club and the Esther's Club in Virginia. She loved to travel, enjoyed reading and books on tape, sewing and crocheting.

Esther is survived by seven children and their spouses: Lionel and Barbara Bushey II, Elizabeth and Patrick Culligan, Richard and Jeanne Bushey, Roberta and Carlos Alvarez, Daniel and Paula Bushey, David and Eleftheria Bushey and Edward and Michele Bushey; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters: Ruth Melegari, Martha Mogensen and Alta Daley; two brothers: Richard (Ruth) Jaeger, Daniel Jaeger and a sister-in-law, Beatrice "Honey" Bushey. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Lionel.

Friends may call at BLANEY FUNERAL HOME, 1521 Shawano Ave., Green Bay, Wis., from 9:30 to 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 27, 2010. The Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at the funeral home. To send online condolences, please go to

A memorial fund has been established in her name.

The family extends a thank you to the staff at Parkside Care Center of Little Chute for their wonderful care. This was Esther's home for the past 4 years.