John Bernard Buschman, 74, of California, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
He was born December 5, 1946, in Jefferson City, the son of the late Frank and Vera (Finn) Buschman.
He was united in marriage on June 6, 1966, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jefferson City to Patricia C. Hart who survives.
He served his country for over 20 years in the United States Army. During his career, he served in Vietnam and was a recruiter at the time of his retirement.
John also worked for Cowleys Distribution for 19 years as a route driver and for Fechtel Beverage and Sales as a draft technician.
He was a member of St. Martin Catholic Church in St. Martins. He loved golfing, woodworking, fishing, and growing roses.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Buschman, California; three children, LaLonna (Steven) Doerr, Pocohontas, IL; John (Justine) Walkersville, MD; Theresa (Richard) Hayes, California; eight grandchildren, Joshua Doerr, Jacob Doerr (Fiancée Ashley Knoltkamber), Julia Doerr, Jennifer Doerr, Jessica Doerr (Fiancée Brittney Hargis), John Michael Hayes (Fiancée Patsy Kramer), Katie Hayes, Brett Buschman, Brandon Buschman, Bryce Buschman; seven great-grandchildren; and seven siblings, Orville (Helena) Buschman, Atlanta, GA; Barbara (Leonard) Coffelt, Jefferson City; Sondra (Francis) Lehman, Lohman; Jenny Roark, Jefferson City; Larry (Linda) Buschman, Lake St. Louis; Janice (Buddy) DeBroeck, Jefferson City; and Tommy (Janet) Buschman, Jefferson City.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Jerry (Betty) Buschman.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2021, at St. Martin Catholic Church in St. Martins with the Rev Jason Doke officiating.
Entombment will be in Resurrection Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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