Mae Celeste "Loraine" Busch

Mae Celeste “Loraine” Busch, 95, of Bay City, our kind, loving, and wonderful mother, grandmother, and friend was born into eternal life on Thursday, May 3, 2018. Loraine was born on June 23, 1922 in Detroit, to the late Ernest and Eda (Toulouse) Evans. She was united in marriage to Eugene Busch, who preceded her in death in 1979. Throughout life, Loraine was known for her love of hummingbirds, gardening, and flowers. Her gentle and elegant ways will live on in the hearts of her family for generations to come. Loraine leaves to cherish her memory, her five children, Marilynn Baggerly, Gary Busch, Dennis (Margaret) Busch, Michael (Andrea) Busch, and Dolores “Dee” (Russell) Welchli; ten grandchildren, Robert (Susan) Reppenhagen, Lisa (Scott) Evaschuck, Nathan Busch, Evan Busch, Jessica (Abdiel) Marin, Andrea (Luke) Johnson, Michelle (Ben) Vorwerck, Mica (Heather) Busch, Joshua (Leah) Busch, and Matthew Busch. Loraine was the loving “GG” of 15 great-grandchildren, Jade, Ezra, Ryan, Lydia, Aiden, Lucas, Cade, Jackson, Tyler, Michael, Theodora, Elijah, Lina, Eian, and Hadrick. In addition to her parents and husband, Mae was welcomed home to heaven by her sister, Vonnie; daughter-in-law, Ramona Busch, and son-in-law, Charles Baggerly. Loraine’s family will be present to receive visitors on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 9:30 AM until her 11:00 AM Funeral Ceremony at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. Fr. Dale Orlik will officiate with interment to follow in St. Patrick Cemetery. A reception will follow in The Wesley Room at Skorupski’s. Memorial contributions may be directed to Brian’s House. The family would like to give a special thanks to Michigan Premier Hospice and the staff of Independence Village in Frankenmuth. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at

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  1. Dee and Jess,

    Mike and I are deeply sorry for you loss. Your Mom had such a kind and gentle spirit. Please accept our sympathies, you are in our thoughts and prayers. – Tricia

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