Susan Ann Busser


BYRON – Susan Ann Busser, age 91, died Saturday, February 17, 2024 at Serenity Hospice and Home near Oregon, IL.  She was born November 6, 1932 in Columbia City, Indiana the daughter of Harley and Velma (Vanderford) Wolfe.  Susan married William Busser on July 23, 1969 at the First Baptist Church in Byron, IL. Susan loved to spend time with her family.   She worked over 25 years for Elco Industries in Rockford, IL.  She was a former member of the First Baptist Church of Byron.  Together, she and her husband Bill enjoyed traveling, including taking bus trips throughout the United States.  Susan also enjoyed gardening, and would fill the freezers every year with the vegetables from her garden.  She liked watching Wheel of Fortune and westerns on TV.  Susan was predeceased by her parents, husband Bill Busser, sons Eugene Busser and Harold Wolfe, granddaughter Stacy King, and sister Carolyn Smyth.  She is survived by her children Arlen (Kathy) Busser of Lena, IL; Linda (Mike) King of Freeport; and Darryl (Jaime) Busser of Pearl City, IL; grandchildren: Amanda (Shawn) Kubatzke, Nate (Chelsea) Busser, Michelle Lynn (Mark) Jones, Tina Jo (William) Doyle, Jessica (Joel) Christiansen, and Andrew (Jennifer) Busser; great grandchildren: Jaxon, Jessa, Melinda, Tiffany, Michael, Jolee, Stacy, William, Alexis, Joely, Brianna, Jennifer, Dayne, Liam, Colton, and Eleanor; great-great grandson Lucas, and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral service will be held Monday, February 26, 2024 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 506 W. Merchant Street in Byron, IL with the Rev. Rich Tomlinson officiating.  Visitation will be prior to the service from 12:30 to 2:00 PM at the funeral home.  Burial will take place following the service at the Byron Cemetery.  A memorial fund is established in Susan Busser’s name and may be directed to her family.