Laverne M. Busek, 88, of Shaker Heights, died Tuesday, October 30, 2007, in Norwalk Memorial Home after a long illness.
Born in Lorain in 1918, Ms. Busek was a graduate of Wakeman High School and Wittenberg College.
She was an elementary school teacher who spent most of her teaching career at Sussex School in Shaker Heights, at that time one of the country's elite school systems.
She was a world traveler who enjoyed reading, gardening and the arts.
She is survived by her sister, Alta Coultrip of Wakeman; along with five nieces and nephews.
Ms. Busek was preceded in death by her parents, James E. and Corrine Busek; her beloved aunt, Lydia Busek; and by her brother, Donald James Busek.
Friends may call 9 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, November 3, 2007, at Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper St., Wakeman. A graveside service will follow visitation at 10 a.m. at the Wakeman Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences may be made at www.mormanfh.com