Jean Ann Morrissey-Bustos

Jean Ann Morrissey-Bustos

Jean Ann Morrissey-Bustos
May 01, 1952 – February 18, 2020
Montezuma, Iowa | Age 68

Jean Ann Morrissey-Bustos, 68, of Montezuma passed away Tuesday afternoon, February 18, 2020 at her home in Montezuma. The daughter of John and Jean Morrissey, she was born May 1, 1952, in Oklahoma City.

Jean received a BS in philosophy from the University of Iowa. She did graduate work in religion and was admitted to Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

She had been married to James Duerlinger and Eusebio Bustos.

Jean is survived by her children: Eusebio John Bustos, of Des Moines and Elizabeth (& Alan) Bolen, of Sully; her brother, Jack (& Colette) Morrissey, of Lenexa, KS; her sister, Katherine (& Charles) Nold, of Onaka, SD; and her mother, Jean Morrissey, of Montezuma.

She had been a newspaper writer for the Albuquerque Journal, Las Vegas News, Montezuma Chronicle Republican and the Oskaloosa Herald; and had submissions published in The New York Times, Des Moines Register and Denver Post.

Her father died in 2009 and a dear nephew died in 1987.

A memorial service will be held in March.

Holland-Coble Funeral Home of Montezuma is in charge of arrangements.

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