Date of Death: January 23, 2019
The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27th , 2019 at the Hohner Funeral
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 28th , 2019 at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church with Pastor Bob Bartz and Pastor David Grimm officiating.
Interment will be held in Dowagiac Cemetery at a later date.
Mrs. Phyllis Mona Bussler, age 103, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the
Heartland Health Care Center, Three Rivers, MI. She was born on Dec. 27 th , 1915 in Dowagiac, MI. the
daughter of the late Harry William (Coral Lyons) Claussen.
Phyllis graduated from Dowagiac High School in 1934. She attended Glen Oaks College for two years.
Phyllis was the secretary at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church for 22 years retiring in 1982.
She was a lifetime member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church where she was very active.
Mrs. Bussler was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Bussler; one brother, Duane Claussen; one
sister Louise Huff; and one granddaughter, Julie Lynn Moyer.
She leaves to cherish her loving memory, two daughters, Barbara (Dale) Bingaman, of Groton,
Connecticut, Donna (Art) Moyer, of Colon, Michigan; Four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Two great-great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews.
Memorials in Phyllis’s memory may be donated to the St. Peters Lutheran Church or the charity of one’s choice. Envelopes available at Hohner Funeral Home in care of arrangements.
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