Camille M. Kuska, 92, a resident of Bettendorf, Iowa died on Wednesday, July
15, 2009 at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus in Davenport, Iowa.
Her funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the Asbury United
Methodist Church in Bettendorf. An additional funeral service was held in Exeter at the
Farmer Funeral Home on Monday, July 20, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. Following services in
Exeter, Camille was laid to rest in the Bohemian National Cemetery in Milligan.
Camille was born June 19, 1917 in Cody, Wyoming. Upon the death of her
mother in 1918, Camille was raised by her maternal grandmother, Lucy McDougal and
her aunt, Mary McDougal in Neligh, Nebraska. Camille attended the University of
Nebraska and taught school in Orchard, Nebraska in earlier years. On June 1, 1940, she
was united in marriage to Donald E. Kuska in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Camille was an active member of the Asbury United Methodist Church where she
was a member and past president of the United Methodist Women. She volunteered for
many activities at Asbury over the years and was always there to help when needed.
She & Don loved to travel and have visited all 50 states including two trips to
Alaska. They had also visited many provinces in Canada and visited Europe as well.
Camille was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker who enjoyed taking good
care of her home. She loved to play bridge and was a member of several bridge clubs.
She was also a member of the “Red-Hatter’s” who met monthly. Camille loved her many
friends and greatly enjoyed attending the Quad-City Symphony Orchestra performances
in Augustana College.
Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Don; her daughter, Cindy
Buchman of Bettendorf, Iowa, her grandchildren Dominick Marcott, Danielle Potenzo-
Temple & her husband, Brian, Aaron Buchman & his wife, Heather and Jennifer
Buchman; her great-grandchildren, Avery Temple and Kira Marcott; and many other
relatives and wonderful friends.
Her daughter, Sherry Potenzo preceded her in death in 1989.
Memorials are directed to the family.
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