LODI-Clarence M. Bushnell, age 90, of Lodi, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2013, at Our House.

He was born on December 14, 1922 in Beloit, Wisconsin the son of Samuel C. and Florence (Sax) Bushnell. Clarence married Virginia Bertz on June 8, 1946. Together they owned and operated Bushnell’s Jewelry since 1952. Clarence served in the Army Air Corps for four years during WWII. He was a member of the Wisconsin Jewelers Association, Lodi Chamber of Commerce, past member Lodi Police Commission and a 60 year member Lodi American Legion Post 216.

Clarence is survived by two sons, Michael (Rosalind) and Bruce (Fiancée Janet Wipperfurth) Bushnell; five grandchildren, Robin, Christopher and Rebecca (Fiancé Jeremy Wade) Bushnell, Jennifer (John) Persike and Megan (Adam) Moericke and their mother Patty (Martin) Maier; three great-grandchildren, Jack and Max Persike, Griffin Moericke; niece Betty Leudtke. He was preceded in death by his wife Virginia in 2009; parents; brothers Orlan Bushnell and Harley Bushnell.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at BLESSED TRINITY PARISH, ST. PATRICK’S CHURCH LODI, 521 Fair St., Lodi, at 11:00 am, on Friday, July 5, 2013, with Father Francisco Higuera officiating. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 am until the time of the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Clarence’s name to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Special Thank You to the staff at Our House and also to his caregiver Cheryl Wiedenbeck for all the care they gave Clarence.

Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com

Hamre Gunderson Funeral & Cremation Care
157 S. Main Street, Lodi
608-592-3201

Memorials:
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Clarence’s name to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Visitation:
9:00 am to 11:00 am on Friday, July 5, 2013 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church 521 Fair Street Lodi WI 53555 (map/driving directions)
Visitation will be from 9:00 am until the time of the service at the church.

Service:
11:00 am on Friday, July 5, 2013 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church 521 Fair Street Lodi WI 53555 (map/driving directions)
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at BLESSED TRINITY PARISH, ST. PATRICK’S CHURCH LODI, 521 Fair St., Lodi, at 11:00 am, on Friday, July 5, 2013, with Father Francisco Higuera officiating.

Cemetery:
Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery Hwy J Lodi Wisconsin 53555 (map/driving directions)