Shirley A. (Busick) Rosswurm

May 9, 1936 ~ August 5, 2018 (age 82)
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Shirley A. Rosswurm, 82, of Albion, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

 Born May 9, 1936, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late, Edwin and Florence (Scherschel) Busick.

She grew up in Monroeville, IN, before coming to Albion.

Shirley graduated from Hoagland High School in 1954.  In 1984 she earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting at Ivy Tech.

On October 6, 1956, she married Edwin Rosswurm at St. Rose Catholic Church in Monroeville, IN.

She was the office manager for Glossen Food Equipment-Hobart for 10 years, retiring in 2000.

Shirley was a member of St. John Bosco Catholic Church and worked for many years in the church food pantry.

Surviving are her husband of 61 years, Edwin Rosswurm of Albion; two daughters, Ann (Mike) Lira of Granger and Cheryl (Mike) Gierscher of Albion; four sons, Jeff of Albion; Chris (Pam) of Churubusco; Tony (Sharon) of Albion and Brad (Shelly) Rosswurm of Churubusco; one sister, Rose (Bob) Grubb of Kendallville; seventeen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. 

Shirley is preceded in death by a sister, Marjorie Wagner and a brother, Bill Busick .

Funeral services will be at 11:00a.m., Thursday, August 9, 2018, at St. John Bosco Catholic Church, 220 N. Main Street, Churubusco, IN 46723.

Calling will be 2-4 & 6-8p.m., Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the funeral home with calling one hour prior to service.

Rosary Service at 8:00p.m., Wednesday evening.

Officiating, Father Francis Chukwuma and Father J. Steele. 

Burial will be in Ege Catholic Cemetery, LaOtto, IN.

For those who wish, memorials may be directed to Masses.


Arrangements by Sheets & Childs Funeral Home 206 N. Main Street Churubusco, IN 46723. Online condolences may be made to     


Donations may be made to:

St. Johns Bosco Catholic Church
Churubusco IN 46723

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