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Carolyn Faith Busse

October 19, 1936 ~ May 6, 2022 (age 85)


BUSSE, Carolyn Faith, age 85, of Cincinnati, formerly of Ludlow Falls, passed away on Friday, May 6, 2022 at the Jewish Hospital-Mercy Health. She was born October 19, 1936 to Frank Herbert & Margaret Viola (Hurt) Bickford in Dayton, Ohio. She is preceded in death by her parents; loving husband Robert Francis Busse Sr. in 2008; sister Marilyn Bickford in 1934; great granddaughters Dorothy Gregory & Sofie D’Allura. She will be missed and remembered by her loving children Robert (Lynne) Busse of Ludlow Falls, Catherine (Louis) D’Allura of North Vernon, IN, James (Sara) Busse of Springboro, Julie (Thomas) Davis of Cincinnati; dearly loved grandchildren Frank, Margaret, Catherine (Nick Siemer), & Elizabeth Busse; Nicholas (Ashley), Jenny (Brian Ingle), Emily (Nathan Gregory), & Isabel (Evan Gregory) D’Allura; Rachel, Aundrea, & Brian Busse; Jack Davis; cherished great grandchildren Greyson & Josie Busse, Odin Siemer; Lily D’Allura; Emelia, Samuel, Rosalie, & Theodore Ingle; Lucy, Betty & Winnie Gregory; the love of numerous nieces and nephews. 

Mrs. Busse graduated from Julienne High School in 1954 and graduated from The College of St. Mary of the Springs (Ohio Dominican University) in 1958. She was a homemaker and served as President of the F. H. Bickford Co., Dayton, until her retirement in 1986.

Arrangements are in care of Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, West Milton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital. Memories of Carolyn may be left for the family online at


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