Obituaries

Doris J. (Erickson) Bousley

Dec 25, 1932 - Aug 26, 2020

passed away peacefully at her home in Dunbar, due to colon complications on August 26, 2020. Born to Nels and Ellen (Johnson) Erickson on Christmas morning 1932 in Chicago IL. Doris and her family moved to a farm in Dunbar when she was 15yrs old. She attended Pembine High School. In her Junior year, 1948, a young man, Russ Bousley asked her to be his Homecoming Queen. She said YES and they stayed together until his death in Dec of 2015. Marrying on January 20, 1951 the couple made Dunbar their home where they raised 7 children. Doris being not only beautiful and smart she was also very hard working. She and Russ together owned many successful businesses throughout their lives: Bousley’s Logging, Bousley’s Bar, Bousley Realty and Dunbar Log Home. Always everyone’s “go to” person, she was cheerful, kind and gave great advice. Mom/Grandma Doris will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

Doris leaves her children: Russ Jr (Sherry) Bousley, Jan (Ed) Burby, Mary (Chris Mattingly) Bousley, Donna (Bill) Morrow; grandchildren: Brian, Brad Bousley, Brent, Breena, Brenda, Brady Burby, Billy, Jaclynn, Jessica, Kevin Morrow; 10 Great Grandchildren and one on the way in Nov; brothers: Butch (Joan) Erickson, Neil Erickson; sisters-in-law: Lorraine Erickson, Karen Burgess; brothers-in-law: George (Rose) Bousley, James (Sherry) Bousley. Doris was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 64 years Russ Bousley Sr; sons: Dick, Bill; daughter Leanne; brothers: Raymond(Barbara), Edward(Pat) and James.

A private graveside service will be held in the near future at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Dunbar.

The Bousley family would like to thank the staff at Dickinson Home Health, also Josh Roubal from Roubal Funeral Home in Wausaukee.

Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee is assisting the Bousley family.

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