Dorothy "Dot" Elizabeth Busfield, 91
Dorothy "Dot" Elizabeth Busfield, 91, passed away Sept. 17, 2014, at Clarkson Health Care, a nursing home in Rapid City, S.D.
Dot was born Jan. 26, 1923, to Frank and Anne (Harnett) Kimball in Aladdin, Crook Co., Wyo. In 1941, she was united in marriage to Amos Busfield of Allegan County. They lived in Cheshire Township where Amos was a farmer and Dot was a farm wife and homemaker.
Upon retirement from farming, the couple moved to Florida where they resided in St. James City for 25 years, moving to North Fort Myers in 1994. Amos died in 2002, and Dot remained in their North Fort Myers home until early 2013, when she moved to Rapid City to share an apartment in an assisted living facility with her sister Jane.
Dot is survived by her sister Jane Bunch of Rapid City; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Thomas McQuade of San Diego; son and daughter-in-law, David and Mary Ann Busfield of Chelsea; honorary daughter and son-in-law (actually, niece and nephew) Pati and Gary Grajczyk of Rapid City; grandchildren Loren (Elsie) McQuade, Terri (Bill) Heil and Kay (David) Deering; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and one great-great-grandson.
Arrangements are being provided by the National Cremation Society, (239) 995-1113.