Dorothy M. Bush

Aug. 4, 1936 – May 22, 2014

Funeral services for Dorothy M. Bush of Lovell were held May 27 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lovell. Dorothy, 77, died May 22 at New Horizons Care Center.

She was born Aug. 4, 1936, in St. Paul, Minn., the daughter of Cy and Bessie Lape.

Dorothy attended high school in St. Paul and earned her degree in education from St. Catherine’s University in 1959. She moved to Lovell where she taught Spanish and English at the middle school.

She married Harvey Bush Dec. 30, 1961. The couple had five children and Dorothy took a break to raise them but worked as a substitute teacher when one was needed. She returned to teaching English full time at Lovell High School in 1983.

Dorothy was an active member of St. Joseph‘s Catholic Parish, the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Red Hat Society and the Lovell Women’s Club. She was a big baseball fan; her favorite teams were the Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Cy and Bessie Lape, and her husband, Harvey Bush, in 1984.

She is survived by her five children and their spouses, Greg and Angela Anderson of Colorado Springs, Paul Bush and Dan and Sandy Bush, all of Lovell, Gregg and Mariann Jackson of Hudson, Wis., and John and Nancy Bush of Phoenix, Ariz.; one sister, Mary Ann Corby, and one brother, John Lape, both of St. Paul; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Burial was in the Lovell Cemetery.