Donald C. “Don’ Bushatz

February 21, 1928 ‒ July 06, 2014

Marion, Ohio

Donald C. “Don’ Bushatz age 86 of Marion, passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Marion General Hospital. He was born on February 21, 1928, in Waverly, to the late Charles W. and Mary O. (Ford) Bushatz. On January 2, 1952, in Muncie, Indiana, he married the late Yvonne Lee (Sue) Bushatz and they were married for 55 years and resided in Marion their entire married lives. Don was a retired auto mechanic and helped Sue with her catering business. He enjoyed baseball games and car races, but most of all enjoyed his family and friends. He is survived by one son, James L. Bushatz and special friend, Sheryl Bates of Marion; one daughter, D. Ann (James) Riley of Pickerington; a granddaughter, Tera L. (Mathew) Pritchard of Chagrin Falls, OH, a grandson, Jesse E. Riley of Woodstock, GA.; and two great granddaughters, Annabelle Lynn and Madelynn Sue Pritchard of Chagrin Falls, OH. He was preceded in death by his wife Yvonne Lee (Sue) Bushatz, and a grandson , Andrew James Riley. He was also preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Chapel Heights Memory Gardens in Marion. No calling hours will be observed. Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors are handling the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

  • Jim and family, sorry about your loss you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • To the Bushatz family, I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your father. We had many good times growing up. He got to go on vacation with us one year and we did some double dating later on. Saw a few races together too. He will be missed. Lifting you all up in thought and prayers.

  • D Ann & Jim, I just read in the paper that your father passed away. Our sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Uncle Gary & Aunt Lynne