Linda J. Busse, 59, of Mt. Vernon passed away at 1:10 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at St. Mary';s Good Samaritan Hospital.
Mrs. Busse';s wishes were to be cremated. A Celebration of Life will be held at a future date. Arrangements are through the Leffler-Poulson Funeral Home of Benton.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Linda Busse to The Anti-Cruelty Society, 157 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654.
Linda was born on Dec. 6, 1951, in Linton, Ind., the daughter of Wayne and Monnie (Vaughn) Hall. She married Mark Busse on June 28, 1980, and he survives.
Mrs. Busse was a certified nurse';s aide in the Chicago area until her health would not allow her to continue working.
Survivors include her husband, Mark Busse of Mt. Vernon; a daughter, Shoshanna E. Busse of Elgin; a son, Martin A. Busse of Lincolnwood; her parents, Wayne and Monnie Hall of Benton; and a sister, Kathy Ulber of Hanover Park.
Linda was preceded in death by a son, Frank S. Busse on April 23, 1996.