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Clifford Bush

Clifford W. Bush, age 90, of Bronson, passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the Sunrise Retirement Community of Sioux City.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Moville with  Chaplain Lorna Peters officiating.  Burial will be at the Arlington Cemetery of Moville.

A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service starting at 10:00 AM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Moville.

The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Moville is in charge of the arrangements.  Online condolences can be made at

Clifford W. Bush was born on July 28, 1929 in Moville, Iowa to William F. and Emma A. (Anders) Bush.  He was a graduate of Moville High School.  After graduation, he served for 37 years in the United States Navy Reserves as a Seabee.

Clifford was united in marriage to Darlene Mlejnek on February 20, 1960. To this union, four children were born: Craig, Roxanne, Jeffrey and Roger.

Clifford was a career farmer.  They raised their family on a farm in the Bronson area. He enjoyed raising Black Angus cattle and gardening.  He was a Cub Scout leader.

He is survived by his children: Craig Bush of Bronson, IA; Roxanne (Kent) Westerman of Lawton, IA; Jeffrey (Mary) Bush of Ankeny, IA; and Roger (Linda) Bush of Williams, IA; as well as four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Clifford was preceded in death by his wife Darlene; his parents, William and Emma Bush, a brother, Ralph Bush;  & sisters Helen Higgenbotham and Inez Gladwell.

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