In memory of
Joseph Stephen Bush
Joseph Stephen Bush Louisville - Joe Bush, 82, passed away on February 25, 2021 with a longing for eternity, where he could forevermore hold the hand of his daughter Betsy and dance with her before the Lord, in thanksgiving for all the gifts he received and the time to enjoy them. As owner/operator of Joe & Mike's Pretty Good Tours, he enjoyed giving local tours and telling stories of the city he was proud to call home. During his career, he also worked for Shockey Tours, Spalding University and the Falls City Brewing Company. He was a member of St. Martha Church for 53 years where he served two terms on the Parish Council, was a religious education teacher, and sang in the choir. He loved to sing and also spent time in the Kentucky Opera Chorus (11 yrs), Holy Name Choral Club, The Carousels (18 yrs), and the St. Martin of Tours Choir (6 yrs). He was a graduate of Flaget High School, St. Thomas Seminary & Bellarmine University, where he was a board member of the Veritas Society. He was a proud peace-time veteran of the United States Army. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Bush; and a sister, Ruth Kehl. He is survived by his wife of 55 years Gloria Ann (Kulp) Bush; children, Gretchen Bush (Mark Rosenthal), Laura Bowman (John); Stephen Bush (Katie), Danny Bush (Kristina); grandchildren, Matthew Bowman (Amber), Kelcie & Mallory Bowman, Annie, Michael, Wyatt, Samuel and Seth Bush; sisters, Mary Bush Gatton and Pat Bush; and brothers, Bob Bush (Linda), Mike Bush, and John Bush (Joanna). Visitation will be held Monday, March 1 from 2 - 8 pm at Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home 3800 Bardstown Rd. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 2 at 10 am at St. Martha Church with burial to follow.
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In memory of
Joseph Stephen Bush
Joseph Stephen Bush Louisville - Joe Bush, 82, passed away on February 25, 2021 with a longing for eternity, where he could forevermore hold the hand of his daughter Betsy and dance with her before the Lord, in thanksgiving for all the gifts he received and the time to enjoy them. As owner/operator of Joe & Mike's Pretty Good Tours, he enjoyed giving local tours and telling stories of the city he was proud to call home. During his career, he also worked for Shockey Tours, Spalding University and the Falls City Brewing Company. He was a member of St. Martha Church for 53 years where he served two terms on the Parish Council, was a religious education teacher, and sang in the choir. He loved to sing and also spent time in the Kentucky Opera Chorus (11 yrs), Holy Name Choral Club, The Carousels (18 yrs), and the St. Martin of Tours Choir (6 yrs). He was a graduate of Flaget High School, St. Thomas Seminary & Bellarmine University, where he was a board member of the Veritas Society. He was a proud peace-time veteran of the United States Army. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Bush; and a sister, Ruth Kehl. He is survived by his wife of 55 years Gloria Ann (Kulp) Bush; children, Gretchen Bush (Mark Rosenthal), Laura Bowman (John); Stephen Bush (Katie), Danny Bush (Kristina); grandchildren, Matthew Bowman (Amber), Kelcie & Mallory Bowman, Annie, Michael, Wyatt, Samuel and Seth Bush; sisters, Mary Bush Gatton and Pat Bush; and brothers, Bob Bush (Linda), Mike Bush, and John Bush (Joanna). Visitation will be held Monday, March 1 from 2 - 8 pm at Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home 3800 Bardstown Rd. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 2 at 10 am at St. Martha Church with burial to follow.
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Louisville, KY 40218
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

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  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

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By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-50

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-10

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-50

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-x
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