Nora Bush

Nora Bush

Nora Bush, 101, formerly of Schuyler, died Sunday, January 15, 2023, at Brookstone Meadows in Elkhorn.

Service will be live streamed on Kracl Funeral Chapel Facebook Page

Funeral Service Friday, January 20, 2023,  2:00 P.M.

First Baptist Church, Hordville    Rev. Ford Shenk, Officiating

Visitation Friday 1-2PM at the church

Committal in the Mount Zion Cemetery, Hordville


Nora Bush was born on August 6, 1921, at home in Hordville to John and Ida (Peterson) Bush.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Marie (Bush) Spreeman.

Survivors of the immediate family include her sister Emma (Bush) Crawford, four grandchildren Noel, Neal, Holly and Dana Spreeman, as well as many nieces and nephews.

She grew up in Hordville and graduated from Hordville High School in 1939. 

She worked as a caregiver and did house cleaning at the Colfax County Senior Center. She was a lifelong active member in various churches.She lived in Nebraska her whole life settling in the cities of Hordville, Lincoln, Schuyler, and Omaha.

In Lincoln she attended and taught Sunday School and belonged to the West O Extension Club. In Schuyler she was involved in the Church, Senior Center, and was in the Women's Society. In Omaha she loved to keep active in the Wellington and Brookestone communities partaking in all activities available.

She enjoyed playing pitch, bunko, and bingo. She also enjoyed baking, reading and exercising. Nora was a very social person; she never met a stranger, only a potential friend.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Bob, Howard, Andrew, and Max Bush; one sister, Helen (Bush) Blender, and an infant sister.