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Cole R. Busch

November 26, 1990 ~ March 18, 2021 (age 30)


Cole R. Busch, 30, of Divernon passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021 at his home due to heart complications.

He was born Nov. 26, 1990 in Springfield, the son of Gary Busch and Kimberly Brown.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Beverly and Alan Brown and Maurice and Carolyn Busch.

Cole graduated from Auburn High School.  He graduated from MacMurray on a basketball scholarship.  He worked at US Bank as a credit analyst.  He refereed basketball at all levels in the local area.  Cole was an avid sports fan and loved the Blues, Cardinals and Tar Heels.  He enjoyed spending time with friends and family and he never met an enemy.  He loved his dog, Dixie.

Surviving are his father and step-mother, Gary (Sharon) Busch of Divernon; mother and step-father, Kimberly (Darrell) Stade of Divernon; five brothers, Craig (Sarah) Busch, Cory Busch both of Divernon, Conner Garfat of Pawnee, Dalton Stade of Auburn and Steven Kunkler of Chatham; he was uncle CoCo to Elsie and Allie; grandpas, Don Eldridge of Waverly and Richard Uhrig of Divernon; many caring cousins, aunts and uncles.

CDC protocol shall be followed with face masks required and 50 people in the building at a time.

Visitation will be from 4:30pm till 7:30pm, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Bramley Funeral Home, Auburn.  Funeral services will be at 10:30am, Thursday at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Brush Creek Cemetery, Divernon.

Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen or Out of the Darkness Walk, Springfield.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Cole R. Busch, please visit our floral store.


March 24, 2021

4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Bramley Funeral Home
550 E. Jackson St. PO Box 325
Auburn, IL 62615

Funeral Service
March 25, 2021

10:30 AM
Bramley Funeral Home
550 E. Jackson St. PO Box 325
Auburn, IL 62615

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