Clipped From Detroit Free Press
Charles T, Bush Dies at 91 Charles T. Bush, former board chairman of the Charles A. Strelinger Strelinger Co. and a lifelong booster of Detroit, died Saturday in Henry Ford Hospital. He was 91. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. incomplete. Mr. Bush of 1007 Three Mile, Grosse Pointe Park, was born m Detroit June 2, 1875, and remained remained active in industry and civic affairs long past the usual retirement retirement age. The son of a Detroit hardware merchant merchant and the product of eight Mr. Bush generations inAmerica, Mr. Bush early in life joined the firm that was to dominate his career. After attending Detroit public schools and completing a two-year two-year two-year course at Detroit Church Academy, Mr. Bush in 1893 went to work in the shipping department department of the Strelinger Co., then in business at Woodward and Larned. . He left the firm several times but always came back In 1895 he joined the sales department of the T. B. Rayl Co., but in a couple of years he was back with Strelinger. He left again in 1908 to form the Bush Campbell Co. to sell factory supplies. But the follow ing year he returned to Stre linger, this time as vice-pres vice-pres vice-pres ident and general manager. HIS ASSOCIATION with the machinery, tool and supply com pany, now located at 31855 Van Dyke in Warren, spanned 70 years. He sold the company and retired Jan. 1, 1963. Mr. Bush's enthusiasm for his native city was undimnished on his 90th birthday. Detroiters are born optimists and optimism made this city what it is," he told a group of visitors. ' "There is something about the environment of Detroit that breeds success." He was one of 'founders bf the Detroit Automobile Club and became one of its directors shortly after the club was formed in 1916. Mr. Bush was a member of the Detroit Club, Society of Au tomotive Engineers, Board of Commerce, Bloomfield Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Open Hunt' Club, Detroit Riding and Hunt Club and Detroit Boat Club. IN CIVIC affairs, Mr. Bush served as president of the Bloomfield Community, Inc., of Detroit, " and treasurer of the Detroit Aviation Society. He married the late Harriet V. Stansell, daughter of a prominent prominent Detroit merchant, in 1899. The couple had three children. Mr. Bush is survived by a daughter, Mrs. John N. Failing, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. great-grandchildren. great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be handled by the William R. Hamilton Co., 3975 Cass. Miss Roslyri Schubot, Sunday School Aide Services for Miss Roslyn Schubot, registrar of Temple Beth El's Sunday School, will be at 3 p.m. Monday in the temple at Woodward and Gladstone. Gladstone. Miss Schubot, 61, of 17655 Manderson, died Saturday in Henry' Ford Hospital. Surviving are three brothers and two sisters. Burial will be in Machpelah Cemetery. Annabelle Hatcher, Music Teacher Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Harper-Mulligan Harper-Mulligan Harper-Mulligan Funeral Home, 19530 W. Seven Mile, for Mrs. Annabelle L. Hatcher, 73, of 18800 Margareta, who died Saturday in Ford Hos pital. A native Detroiter, Mrs. Hat cher was a music teacher and taught piano, voice and guitar, Surviving are a son, Douglas William, a daughter, Mrs. elea-nor elea-nor elea-nor Beck, one brother and four grandchildren. Burial will be in Woodmere Cemetery. Fred Leaver, Master Machinist Services will be at 11 a.m, Monday in the Verheyden Fu neral Home, 16300 Mack, Grosse Pointe Park, for Fred Leaver. 80, retired Chrysler Corp. master master machinist. Burial will be in Roseland Park Cemetery. Mr. Leaver, born in England and a Detroit resident 50 years, died Wednesday in Fort Lauder dale, Fla. He is survived by his wife, Josephine.