January 1, 1970 ~ February 16, 2004
Robert, known as Bob, died on Monday, February 16, 2004, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Fargo at the age of 81.
Robert was born on March 6, 1922, the son of Grant and Alice (Casey) Bush, in Oakes, North Dakota. He grew up in this area and attended school prior to moving to Fargo with his family in 1936. Robert graduated from Fargo Central High School in 1940.
Robert was united in marriage to Marian Hendricks on May 20, 1942, in Fargo. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1943 until 1946. After his discharge, he returned to Fargo where he worked in sales from many years. In 1977, he moved to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, where he was founder and CEO of North Central Packaging Company until his retirement in 1990.
Robert is survived by his children, Mari Margaret (John) Rapp of Fargo; and Michael J. (Julie) Bush of Fort Ransom, North Dakota; 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo.
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