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October 6, 2022

7/8/2022 7:30:00 AM
Patrick J. Busche

Patrick J. Busche, age 69, of Rhinelander, died on July 1, 2022, in Rhinelander. He was born on September 19, 1953, in Rhinelander, the son of Raymond and Joen (Day) Busche.

He attended schools in Rhinelander and graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1972. After his schooling he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served with Navy for four years and then reenlisted with the U.S. Marine Corp for another 17 years. During his years in the service he traveled the oceans of the world. Upon his honorable discharge he returned to Rhinelander and married the love of his life, Marsha Heath, on September 3, 1993.

In his retirement years, Patrick enjoyed taking walks, especially in the woods with his dog and his twin brother Michael. He also worked for Menards and Walmart for a few years.

He is survived by his sisters Barbara (Jack) Craig, Pamela Busche and Rita Busche, his brothers Jeffrey and Michael Busche, many nieces and nephews, other family and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Marsha (Heath) on June 30, 2010 and his parents.

Visitation for Pat will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., with memorial services following at 11 a.m., on Monday, July 11, 2022 at the Carlson Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Union Grove Cemetery in Harshaw. You may leave your private condolences for the Busche family at

The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) is serving the Busche family.

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