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Edward  A. Bushman
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  • St. Anthony Parish
    1300 Urban Drive
    Columbus, OH 43229

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“From the first time I ever met Ed , and every time I ever saw him, he always had a kind word and a happy smile. Thank you Ed, for bringing so much...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Abe Catalan - Jacksonville, FL

“Scott, You have deepest sympathy on the loss of your father. May he rest in peace. Amen. "Aunt Rita" & Dale ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Rita Schindler - Pittsburgh, PA

“Our condolences to your entire family. We will always have fond memories of Ed and will continue to be grateful for his great legacy.....his family....Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Dean and Kate Hartwig - OH

“We are very saddened to hear about the passing of "KUYA ED".. Our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends that he left behind... We want to...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Bolet Villanueva - London, OH

“We send our deep sympathy and condolence to Rory Bushman, the Bushman and the Catalan families, for the loss of a beloved husband, Dad, and friend....Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Dr. & Mrs. Narciso S. Albarracin, Jr - FL

“Rory, as we knew you when you lived with Grandma Schmiesing. So very sorry to hear of your loss. You and Ed's family are in our prayers. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Karen Schmiesing Topp - Anna, OH

“My deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. May God comfort you during this difficult time. 2Corr 1:3,4 ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: BC-SS

“Dear Rory & family,May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Our deepest...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss. "He is healing the brokenhearted ones"(Psalm 147:3) ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Anthony - OH

“Precious Aurora - "The Strife Is O'er, the Battle Won"- eternal rest grant unto Edward, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Ginger West


of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of New Bremen, Ohio, died on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in the early morning hours at his residence. He was born on August 11, 1936 on the family farm near New Knoxville, Ohio. He was the son of the late William G. and Pauline (Egbert) Bushman. On June 19, 1983 he married Aurora Catalan who survives in Columbus. Also surviving are his children, Cindy Phlipot, Kim (Glenn) Taflan, and Scott (Donna) Bushman all of Westerville, OH, seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, a sister Enola (Wilbur) Greber, and a sister-in-law Betty Bushman, both of New Bremen, and a step-mother Florene Bushman of Louisville, KY. He was preceded in death by a daughter Sandra Bushman, a brother William Bushman, Jr., and a sister Laverta Price.

Edward was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen. He was engaged in farming for most of his life, and also had his own produce stand and tackle shop business. He enjoyed going to auctions and collecting various items. He also enjoyed dancing, especially square dancing, woodworking, and tinkering in his spare time.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, 225 W. Monroe Street, New Bremen, Ohio, with the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Burial will follow in the German Protestant Cemetery of New Bremen. Calling hours will be held on Friday, February 27, 2015 from 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Anthony Parish, 1300 Urban Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43229. Condolences to the Bushman family may be left at