The Free Press, Mankato, MN

April 16, 2014

Lillian E. Mason-Busby


... —   Lillian E. Mason-Busby, 95, Mankato, died Friday, April 11, 2014 at Laurels Peak Rehabilitation Center.  Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014 at Woodland Hills Funeral Home.  Visitation will be held 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Woodland Hills and will continue one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Interment will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.

 Lillian was born February 19, 1919 to William and Beatrice (Vernon) Foster in Kasota.  She was united in marriage to James K Mason on June 17, 1944, after James died on March 4, 1984; she was united in marriage to Roger Busby on February 11, 1986.  Lillian enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family and friends.  She was a member of the VFW 9713 Ladies Auxiliary and the Purple Heart Auxiliary.

 She is survived by children, Gary (Kitty) Mason of Lott, TX, James L. (Debbie) Mason of Mankato, Janice (Kurt) Cone of Frankfort, IL, and Robert (Jill) Mason of Eagle Lake; eleven grandchildren, and eighteen great grandchildren.

 Lillian is preceded in death by her two husbands; parents; daughter, Judy K. Mason; grandson; Gary Mason; a sister; and brother.