BUSSE, Horst “Harry”Posted: December 23rd, 2020
1938 – 2020
Mr. Horst “Harry” Busse of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Ilona Busse, passed away suddenly at Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, December 20, 2020, at the age of 82 years. He leaves to mourn his wife of 59 1/2 years, Ilona Busse, three daughters Diann Fender (David), Peggy Busse, and Carol Busse; grandsons Kai and Sam; eldest sister Marga Jaegli of Westlock, AB; youngest sister Christa Van Ee of Vauxhall, AB; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Friedrich and Frieda Busse of Vauxhall, AB.
Harry enjoyed fishing, coffee with friends, a “sweet tooth” with his friends and collecting unique curios from his travels. He was a longstanding member of the International Union of Operating Engineers for over 50 years. He took pride in “running crane”, and worked on numerous oil and gas construction projects throughout AB. Before retiring at 64, Harry finished his last “gig” on the oil sands in Fort Mac, AB. In addition to this, he also worked as an independent gravel truck operator.
Flowers are gratefully declined. For those who wish memorial donations may be made to the Lethbridge and District Humane Society, 2920 16 Ave N, Lethbridge, AB T1H 5E9.
Due to current Alberta guidelines regarding COVID-19, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Cremation entrusted to Martin Brothers Funeral Chapels.
Visit www.mbfunerals.com to send a condolence.