Gary R. Bousum
SPRINGFIELD ” Gary R. Bousum, 63, of Springfield, died Monday, August 6, 2007 at St. John’s Hospital, in the loving arms of his wife MJ, the love of his life.
He was born August 30, 1943 in Marshalltown, IA, the son of LeLand Robert and Eula Jean Bellus Bousum. He married Mary Jane Sola on October 21, 1999. His parents; one nephew, Rod Pemberton; and one great-niece, Clarissa Pemberton, preceded him in death.
Mr. Bousum was a private country club manager most of his life. He was a member of Country Club Managers Association and was the former manager of Illini Country Club and Casey’s Pub. He was a 1961 graduate of Cedar Falls High School in Cedar Falls, IA.
Survivors: wife, Mary Jane Bousum of Springfield; three daughters, Kim (husband, Doug) Fox of Davenport, IA, Kathy (husband, Brent) Deener of Wheaton, and Daphanie (husband, James) Stock of Gainesville, GA; one grandchild, Rob Fox of Davenport, IA; three sisters, Karen Antle of Marshalltown, IA, Carrol (husband, Phil) Myrkle of Appleton, WI, and Connie (husband, Larry) Pemberton of New Providence, IA; two brothers, Curt (wife, Julie) Bousum of Marshalltown, IA and David (wife, Teresa) Bousum of Overland Park, KS; two aunts; one uncle; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family requests memorial donations be made to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.
A memorial gathering will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 9, 2007. Staab Funeral Home of Service.
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