Obituary of ElDora Busby
Eldora Busby, 89, of Lindsborg, was granted her angel wings on January 1, 2017. During her final days here on earth she was visited and comforted by many loved ones and passed peacefully at Lindsborg Hospital.
Eldora was born on the homestead in Covert, KS on July 10, 1927 to Wade H. Lockhart and Eva (Trexler)Lockhart. She was one of six siblings. She graduated from Ellsworth in 1946.
She was married to her first husband, Floyd Ellis in 1947, to later lose him to illness. Floyd and Eldora were blessed with four handsome sons, Jere, Bill, Eldon and Randy. In 1975, Eldora was married to her second husband, Foster “Buz” Busby, she gained 3 step children Larry, JaNelle and Kay, but later sadly lost him to illness as well.
She worked and retired from Certainteed in McPherson, KS. She then went to work for the McPhersosn School District at Roosevelt Elementary School and later retired from there. Eldora was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Lindsborg, KS and was also part of the Lindsborg Hospital Auxiliary.
Eldora is preceded in death by her parents, both of her husbands, 2 brothers Dwayne & Dwight Lockhart, and also 2 of her sons.
She is survived by sisters June Ellis of Columbus, GA, Joyce Anderson of Manhattan, KS; brother, Dennis Lockhart of Oberlin, KS; sons, Jere (Judy)Ellis of Lindsborg, Randy (Kaye) Ellis of McPherson; Daughter in Law Jan Ellis of Lindsborg; stepchildren, Larry, JaNelle and Kay; 16 Grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; and 13 great great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church and sent in care of Christians Funeral Home, P.O. Box 386, Lindsborg, KS 67456
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