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Onita (Lawson) Bussing

April 4, 1943 ~ October 28, 2020 (age 77)

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Onita Bussing, age 77, of Defiance, passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at ProMedica Defiance Hospital.  
  
She was born on April 4, 1943 to the late Burl and Dorothy (Wimberley) Lawson in Hartville, Missouri. On July 7, 1962 she married James Bussing, who survives in Defiance. 
  
Onita was a faithful member of First Assembly of God. She enjoyed her time spent as a homemaker and being with her family. Her hobbies include sewing, reading the Bible, being with all her grandchildren, and crocheting. Her greatest loves were her family and the Lord.
  
Onita will be sadly missed by her loving  husband of 58 years, James Bussing of Defiance, her daughters, Sondra (Mark) Bergman of Defiance, and Sheryl Nusbaum of Cecil, and her son, James (Kathy) Bussing, Jr. of Wauseon, OH. She also leaves behind her grandchildren; Stephany (Kyle) Blackston, Christopher Bergman, Cherese (Skyler) Speelman, Leah Nusbaum, and her great-grandchildren; Evan, Vanessa, and one on the way! She also leaves her sisters; Phylis (the late Willie) Bussing, Freda Fleetwood, and Carol (Richard) Medina, and her brothers; Jimmie (the late Sue) Lawson, Robert (Susan) Lawson, Guy (Barb) Lawson, and Jack Lawson. 
  
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her sister, Doris Lawson.
  
Visitation will be held from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. Funeral services will follow at noon at Schaffer Funeral Home, with Pastor Randy Wilson officiating. Due to the recent pandemic, masks and social distancing are required to enter the funeral home. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery.
  
Memorials are suggested to First Assembly of God. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
October 31, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Funeral Service
Saturday
October 31, 2020

12:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Interment
Saturday
October 31, 2020

12:45 PM
Riverside Cemetery
1417 S.Clinton St.
Defiance, OH

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