Barbara M. BusbyAugust 26, 1932 ~ September 29, 2017 (age 85)
Longtime Burlington, Colorado resident, Barbara M. Busby passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the Brookdale Assisted Living in Ft. Collins, Colorado surrounded by her loving family. She was 85 years old.
Barbara was born on August 26, 1932 in Goodland, Kansas to Charlie and Bessie (Stuart) Short. She was one of three children born to this union.
She attended school in Goodland, Kansas and graduated from Goodland High School in 1950.
She was a lifelong member of the First Christian Church in Burlington, Colorado. Working at the First Christian booth at the fair was one of her many pastimes she thoroughly enjoyed.
Barbara was very active over her lifetime, she enjoyed knitting, going to coffee at McDonald’s with her friends, spending time with God’s furry little fuzzy animals that she loved, and loved having pretty flowers at her home. One of her most favorite pastimes was watching her grandchildren participate in their high school sports. She was an avid Broncos fan and her favorite color was purple.
Her last five years of her life were spent at Clairidge in Ft. Collins, were she was loved and cared for by the loving staff there. Barbara met and made many friends there over her five year stay.
She is preceded in death by her parents; Charlie and Bessie Short, her daughter; Connie Jo, husband; Lyle Busby, her sister; Betty Webb and her brother; Gene Short.
Those left to cherish her memories are her son; Ronald Busby and Pamela Davis of Dillon, Colorado, her daughter; Kathy Ann Busby-Carroll of South Dakota, her nephews; Dick (Sara) Short of Goodland, Kansas, Bob (Patsy) Short of Sharon Springs, Kansas, Mike Short of Goodland, Kansas, niece; Peggy (Mike) Hennick of Sharon Springs, Kansas, grandchildren; Elizabeth, Thomas, Bo and great grandchildren; Elijah, Chloe and Oren.