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Berta Wild Busch

Jacksonville, AR, 1921 - 2011

Berta Wild Busch, 89, a resident of Jacksonville, Arkansas, passed on Sunday, January 23, 2011. Berta, or Betty as she was known, was born to Johann and Rosa Wild in Schonwald, Germany on August 17, 1921. Betty was a longtime resident of Jacksonville, Ark. She was a homemaker who loved cooking and baking her favorite German foods for family and friends. Betty was a Red Cross volunteer at LRAFB hospital for many years.
Betty was preceded in death by her loving husband of 41 years, John Robert Busch, Sr. Betty is survived by her daughters, Barbara Busch Harrison and her husband, Talton of Trinity, N.C. and Rita Busch Davis and her husband, Michael of Bald Knob, Ark. and her son John Busch and his wife, Pam Strube Busch of Prairie Grove, Ark and 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A graveside memorial service will be planned at the National Cemetery in Little Rock this spring. Arrangements are under the direction of the Luginbuel Funeral Home of Prairie Grove, Arkansas. The complete obituary may be viewed on the Luginbuel Web Page. To sign the online guest book, visit

Published January 25, 2011