Freddie Dale Bush
Freddie Dale Bush, 72, of Guttenberg, Iowa, formerly of Colesburg, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at home surrounded by his family. Fred was born on April 5, 1948, in Edgewood, the son of Harvey and Emma (Palmer) Bush.
Fred received his education from the Edgewood-Colesburg School, where he graduated with the class of 1966. On April 5, 1967, Fred entered the U.S. Army Reserves and served until he received his honorable discharge on Nov. 30, 1972. Fred was united in marriage to Sonya Bieber and the couple was later blessed with two children, Debra and Brian. Fred and Sonya later divorced. For many years, Fred worked as a machinist for John Deere Dubuque Works until his retirement. Fred was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed golfing and pretty much any outdoor activity. In his later years, Fred enjoyed driving around looking for wildlife.
Fred is survived by his children, Debra (Steve) Lange of Millville and Brian (Melissa) Bush of Earlville; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Louise (Linus) Amling of Colesburg and Suzanne (Ken) Knutson of Rock Falls, Ill.; two sisters-in-law, Louise and LaVonne Bush, both of Colesburg; and many other relatives and friends.
Fred was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Mary Lou, in infancy, and Joan Goedken; and two brothers, Richard and Roger Bush.
Arrangements are being handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, 207 S. First St., Guttenberg, Iowa. There will be a private family Mass and Inurnment.