Martha "Jeanne" (Palmer) Bushman, 88, born July 3, 1920 to Allie and Sarah Belle Palmer in Terre Haute, IN, passed away at her home on Feb. 7, 2009.
In 1966 she married Victor, her beloved husband of 43 years who survives. In their years together as a result of his work they traveled extensively, lived in many beautiful places and shared a wonderful life. She was a member of Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, in Indianapolis, IN.
Other survivors are her daughter Karen Sullivan (Glenn) Carmel, IN. Stepdaughters Laura Bennett, Montello, NV, Barbara Duquette (Joe) Oak Island, NC, Sue Benson (Robert)Los Gatos, CA, and Patty Hillstead (Jim) Tracy, CA.
Grandchildren, Kelly Dattilo (John), Thomas Stergar II (Mary Beth) Carmel, IN, Sarah Woolgar (Scott) Indianapolis, IN, Stephen Sullivan (Claudia) New York, NY, Stephanie Lytle (Steve) San Luis Obispo, CA , Rachelle Benson San Francisco, CA, Robert Benson Los Gatos, CA, Erika Hillstead Tracy, CA, Matthew Hillstead Tracy, CA, and Kyle Hillstead Redondo Beach, CA.
Great-grandchildren, Benjamin and Lila Woolgar, Spencer, William and Nathan Stergar, Eliza Lytle and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service for family and friends will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 16, 2009 in the chapel at Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis.
In lieu of flowers donations in her name to St. Vincent Hospice, 8450 N. Payne Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268.
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