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Kathleen "Kay" Busekist

Kathleen Anne "Kay" Busekist, 90, of Scottsbluff, passed away peacefully in her home on May 30, 2019.

She was born April 10, 1929 in the Antelope precinct of Kimball County, to John and Anna (Schmidt) Schadegg, the second-oldest of four children. She grew up on the family farm and attended school in Kimball. During her high school years, she would board in town to attend classes, and was a cheerleader for Kimball High School. Her first job was with the Heaton Law Firm in Sidney.

She met her husband, Melbourne, during his work-related visits to the law firm. They were married Jan. 23, 1950 at S...