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Catherine Virginia Bush (Kramer)

August 3, 1915 - January 11, 2017

Viewing and Rosary will be 8:00 am Wednesday January 18th at St. Helen Catholic Church in Sweet Home. Funeral Mass will follow at 8:30 am. Committal service will be 10:30 am at Gilliland Cemetery.

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Catherine Virginia Bush, 101, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday in Eugene from the effects of old age. She was born in Farina, Illinois to Edward and Alice (Metzger) Kramer at the family farm in LaClede Township, Fayette County, Illinois.

She was the second of eight children. She completed 11 years of education.

Catherine married Carl Alwert in August of 1933 in Edgewood, Illinois. He passed away June 7, 1957 in Sweet Home. She later married Joe Bush. She was a clerk at Sweet Home Thriftway for many years at the old and new stores.

She is survived by son: Bill Alwert of Kodiak, Alaska; daughter-in-law Shirley Alwert of Portland; five grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.

Catherine was preceded in death by her husbands: Carl Alwert and Joe Bush; son Gene Alwert; daughter-in-law Jeanie Alwert.

Viewing and Rosary will be 8:00 am Wednesday January 18th at St. Helen Catholic Church in Sweet Home. Funeral Mass will follow at 8:30 am. Committal service will be 10:30 am at Gilliland Cemetery.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com