HASTINGS - Catherine "Kay" Busch, 83, of Hastings, formerly of Cottage Grove, passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 at the Regina Care Center in Hastings.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 28 at St. Rita's Catholic Church in Cottage Grove. Burial will follow at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 27 from 4-8 p.m. at Kok Funeral Home in Cottage Grove. Visitation will continue one hour prior to mass.
Kay is survived by her children: Sue (Jim) Blair of Appleton, Wl; Dan Busch of Cottage Grove; Mike (Judy) Busch of Inver Grove Heights; Tim Busch of St. Paul; Rick (Kathy) Busch of Woodbury; Kathy (Terry) Sveiven of River Falls, Wl; Beth (Eric) Mathiason of Cottage Grove; John (Julie) Busch of New Ulm; along with 33 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren; a sister Mary Meier; brother Dan Thompson; extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Richard, parents Samuel and Marie Thompson and great-granddaughter Olivia Blair.
Memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer's Association.