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Don Busenitz

December 27, 1936 — April 13, 2018


Donald Wayne Busenitz, 81, died Friday (April 13, 2018) in Newton.

He was born on December 27, 1936 at the Bethel Deaconess Hospital in Newton, Ks., the son of Edward and Hilda Entz Busenitz. Don graduated from Berean Academy in 1955.

He married Judy Elaine Claassen on October 20, 1963. She died on August 19, 2009.

Don was a lifelong resident and farmer in the Newton area. He was a member of Newton Bible Church and active with the Heartland Pregnancy Care Center.

Survivors include son Edward Busenitz and wife Mary; daughter Emily Busenitz; brother Norman Busenitz all of Newton; sister Vernelle Tallman of Wichita; and two gransons Calvin and Cameron Busenitz.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday (April 20, 2018) at the Greenwood Cemetery in Newton followed by memorial services at 11:00 A.M. at the Newton Bible Church.

The casket will be open at the funeral home on Thursday 1:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., where the family will receive friends between 6:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M.

A memorial has been established with the Newton Bible Church and Heartland Pregnancy Care Center. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.


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