Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 20, 2020.
Margaret FRANKFURT Busch
1920 - 2020
Margaret Frankfurt Bush
(Age 99) The Lord called Margaret home on November 8, 2020.
She was born on July 29, 1920 in Washington DC and
graduated from Holy Comforter School and St. Patrick's
Margaret was the beloved wife of Carl Raymond Busch who died on September 14, 1991.
She was Mom to sons Fred (deceased), Bob (Michele), Paul (Tim) and Richard (Lisa) and
daughters Caroline Linde (Alan) and Jeannette Holman (Darrell, deceased). "Grandma B"
was also loved by her 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Margaret married Carl during WWII and after the war lived in a number of cities before settling
in Arlington VA. After raising her family, she worked at the Arlington County Madison Adult
Day Care Center. "Maggie B" was a devoted mother whose kitchen was always filled with
delicious aromas of great cooking and baking; her fruit cake and egg nog were perennial
Surrounded by family and numerous friends, Margaret celebrated her 99th birthday in
Lovingston, Virginia; she is fondly remembered and missed.
A Mass of Christian burial was held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Lovingston, VA.
Interment at Columbia Gardens Cemetery, Arlington, VA.