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Dean “Joe” Bush, 70, of Galesburg, died at 9:15 a.m. Friday,
April 12, 2019 in Marigold Health Care Center.
born June 26, 1948, in Galesburg, the son of Donald J. and Jessie
Hazel (Humes) Bush. He married Brenda Fay Pippin on February 4,
1972, in Galesburg. She preceded him in death September 9, 2011.
survived by two daughters, Lucille Faith Bush and Jessica Hope
(Shawn) Hatch, both of Galesburg; a grandson, Brendan Hatch; a
granddaughter, Abigail Hatch; several nieces and nephews; and
extended family of Brenda’s. In addition to his wife, he was
preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Dennis Bush in 2008.
raised and educated in Galesburg, graduating from Galesburg High
School in 1966 and from Carl Sandburg College with a degree in
Electronic Technologies. He was a leadman with the foam and door
machines at Maytag for 36 years, retiring in December 2002.
playing golf and watching the Chicago Bears and Bulls play. He was a
sergeant in the United States Air Force serving from March 1968 to
will be 12:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at
Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services
Galesburg Chapel. Graveside service will follow at 2:30 p.m. in Oak
Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the
family. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.