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John William Buschemeyer
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Obituary for John William Buschemeyer

Corydon, Indiana
John William Buschemeyer, 80, passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon, IN. He was born January 4, 1938 in Louisville, KY the son of John Byrne and Helen Catherine Sherman Buschemeyer. He was owner and operator of Hurst Lumber in Corydon, IN and served the Board of Directors of First Harrison Bank. In his early life in Louisville he attended Christ The King Elementary School, Class of 1952, Flaget High School, Class of 1956 and received a Bachelors Degree from Bellarmine University, Class of 1961. At Bellarmine he was inducted to the Bellarmine Athletic Hall of Fame for tennis. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam era and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon. The family would like to thank the River Park Drive Community, Flaget High School, Shawnee Park, Fountain Ferry Park, tennis and Corydon Country Club for contributing to the enjoyment of his life. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Catherine Egger and Shannon Rademaker and brother-in-law and business partner Fred Egger. Survivors include his wife of over 50 years, Catherine Hurst Buschemeyer of Corydon, IN; two daughters, Sarah Helen Koetter (Brian) of Borden, IN and Gretchen Swasey (Brett) Rocky River, OH; five grandchildren, Mason, Emily and Molly Koetter and Maggie and Sarah Swasey. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 AM Saturday, May 12, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 PM to 7 PM Friday, May 11, 2018 with a Rosary service at 7 PM at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. The family suggests memorial gifts be made to either Flaget Alumni Association at PO Box 36558 Louisville, KY 40233-6558 or to the Corydon Central High School Athletic Dept, Girls Tennis, in care of the funeral home.


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Visitation

Friday

11

May

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

12

May

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

312 E High St.
Corydon, IN 47112

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery

312 E High St
Corydon, IN 47112


Memorial Contribution

Flaget Alumni Association

Corydon Central High School Athletic Association

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