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Jerry Busick Brookings, S.D.

Jerry W. Busick, 72, of Brookings, S.D., died Dec. 26, 2013, at The Cancer Treatment Center of America in Zion, Ill.

Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, at First United Methodist Church in Brookings, S.D. Rude’s Funeral Home, Brookings, S.D., was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.rudesfuneralhome.com.

Jerry Wayne Busick, son of Maxine (Andersen) and Owen Busick, was born Aug. 27, 1941, in Osceola.

On June 24, 1962, Jerry married Sherry Wilkins.

Jerry grew up in the grocery business. He began his career at Hylton’s Grocery in Osceola. After a few years, he was recruited by Hy-Vee Food Store in Osceola as a produce manager. He moved throughout Iowa, working his way up to the position of store manager. His final store brought him and his family to Brookings, S.D., in 1976. He retired from Brookings Hy-Vee in 1986.

In 1985, Jerry began his career in the bowling industry. In 2002, he purchased Prairie Lanes Bowling Center in Brookings, S.D. This is where he continued to work during his retirement.

Jerry is survived by his wife Sherry Busick of Brookings, S.D.; daughters, Roxie (Les) Nelson of Brookings, S.D., Julie (Dave) Flora of Pacific Junction, Becky Anderson of Brookings, S.D., and Bobbi (Paul) Larsen of DeSmet, S.D.; sister Carol (Dan) Cook of Van Wert, sister-in-law Tina Busick of Farragut, 16 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and third great-grandchild coming in July.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and brother Jim Busick.

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