Lila Belle Busse, 91, of Perry, Oklahoma passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at her home surrounded by family. Arrangements are under the care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home of Perry. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 1, at 10:30am at the First United Methodist Church in Perry with Chaplain Gene Owens officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 31 from 9:00am to 8:00pm at the funeral home.
Lila was born on September 3, 1925 on a family farm near Marshall, Oklahoma to Frank and Evelyn (Metz) Day. She attended grade school at Roxanna and graduated from Marshall High School in 1942.
Lila married Clyde LeForce in July 1942. Clyde preceded her in death. Lila and Cliff Busse were married on February 12, 1960. They shared 57 very special years of togetherness.
Lila’s hobbies before her vision failed were hunting, fishing and playing golf with her husband, Cliff.
She is survived by her husband, Cliff; her children Doug LeForce and wife, Billie, Frank LeForce and wife, Sharon, Chris Busse, Connie Betchan and husband, Jack, Tawni Sigrist and daughter-in-law Flora LeForce; sixteen grandchildren; thirty great grandchildren; seven great – great grandchildren; her sister Kathy Spillman ; and her brother, Joe Day. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Clyde; sons, Rollie and J.D. LeForce; two grandsons, Raymond and James LeForce; her parents; and brother, Dwight Day.
Memorial donation can be made in honor of Lila to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation in care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home, 203 East Fir Street, Perry, Oklahoma 73077. Condolences may be sent to the family via an online guest book at www.perrycares.com .