Paul Bushland - 61

8/23/1954 - 6/21/2016

Oregon,IL

LEAF RIVER - Paul J. Bushland, 61, of Leaf River, died Tuesday June 21, 2016 in FHN Memorial Hospital, Freeport. Born August 23, 1954 in Mondovi, Wis., the son of William and Noma (Cheever) Bushland. Married to Rosemary Mesch March 20, 1990 in Oregon. He was a lifelong area resident, living 35 years in Adeline. Paul had worked at the Oregon Foundry, Helle Hardwoods, Kable Printing and at recycling metals. He loved hunting, fishing, camping, and old cars, especially his 1957 Chevy. Survived by his wife, Rosemary Bushland of Leaf River; sons: Thomas (Kristen) Hall of Adeline, Troy (Jeanie) Yordi of Leaf River and Shane (Jenny) Bushland of Appleton, Wis.; daughter, Jessica (Martin) Madina-Reyes of Little Shoot, Wis.; 14 grandchildren; a great grandson; a great grandchild on the way; brother, Lyle (Bettye) Bushland of Oregon; sisters: Angeline Messenger of Oregon, Judith (Daniel) Hitchcock of Oregon, Hannah "Mitzi" (Bob) Kump of Mt. Morris, and Linda Lou "Cookie" (Rickie Lee) Bushland of Niota, Tenn.; numerous nieces and nephews; and former brother-in-law and lifelong friend, Clifford "Butch" Gilbert. Preceded in death by his parents, brothers Marvin Cheever, Ronald and Terry Bushland and brother-in-law John Messenger. Graveside Services will be held at 3:00pm Saturday June 25 in Daysville Cemetery, Oregon, with Pastor John Guthrie of East Oregon Church of God officiating. No visitation. Memorials may be directed to the family. Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon, assisted the family with arrangements.

Visitation:

No visitation

Graveside Service:

3PM Saturday June 25 at Daysville Cemetery

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