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Garry Clifford Busse
June 26, 1953 ~ August 30, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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In Loving Memory of
Garry Clifford Busse
Garry Busse was born on June 26, 1953, in Rock Rapids, Iowa to Clifford and Mathilda Reyelts Busse. He grew up on the family farm and graduated from George High School in 1972. Garry remained on the farm until 1993 when he moved to George, IA. In 1995 he moved to Slayton, MN. On August 25, 2007, he and Charilyn “Char” Finke Hanson were married in Slayton. Garry worked for Campbell Soup in Worthington, MN for 26 years before going to work for Schmitz Grain in Slayton for 23 years. Garry retired in 2019. Garry passed away at his home with his family by his side on Wednesday, August 30, 2023, at the age of 70. He was a member of Faith Community Lutheran Church in Slayton, MN. Garry enjoyed fishing, riding his motorcycle, woodworking, and helping other with there projects.
Survivors include his wife, Char Busse of Slayton, MN, three children and their spouses, Cal and Sam Busse of Joplin, MO, Codi and her fiancé Justin Murphy of Burden, KS, and Croy and Michelle Busse of Baxter Spring, KS, three step children, Nick Hanson and his wife, Marie, Kendra Hanson, and Keyane Hanson all of Slayton, MN, five grandchildren, Hollie, Kaden Busse, and Jacob, Carlee, and Kyle Busse, one step granddaughter, Hannah Aspen Wahl, one brother, LeRoy Busse, and his wife, Vicki of Sioux Falls, SD, parents-in-law, Lloyd and Elayne Finke of Slayton, MN, six brothers and sisters-in-law and their spouses, Rick Finke of Baltic, SD, Pat and Clayton Crowley, Gary Finke, Linda and Dale Nelson, and Sue and Dean Streff all of Slayton, MN, and Troy and Julie Saunders of Mora, MN. He is preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Wally Reyelts.
Faith Community Lutheran Church in Slayton, MN on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Max Whitehead officiating with special music by Tim Bengston and Eden Bengston Carney. The honorary pallbearers are Hollie Busse, Kaden Busse, Jacob Busse, Carlee Busse, Kyle Busse, Hannah Aspen Wahl, Tom Whitehead, Phil Swenson, Jerry Rigney and Myron Grussing. Interment is at Slayton Memorial Gardens in Slayton, MN.
Visitation will be at the Totzke Funeral Home in Slayton from 4-6 p.m. and one hour prior to the services at the church on Wednesday. To send condolences visit totzkefuneralhome.com