Leaya Jo Bushue

Bushue ESSEX – Leaya Jo Bushue, 2, of Essex passed away Friday, June 3, 2016 at the University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital in Chicago. Visitation will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd., Braidwood Chapel, Thursday, June 9, from 4 until 6 p.m. Funeral services will be at 6 p.m., with Rev. Jan Chandler officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded following services. Inurnment will be private. She was born November 8, 2013 in Kankakee. Surviving are her parents, Tiffany Emanuelson and Lester Bushue of Essex; maternal grandparents, Richard Emanuelson of South Wilmington and Wanda Wren Emanuelson of Essex; great-grandparents, Elmer and Janice Wren of South Wilmington; uncles, Brian (Audra) Bushue and Brett (Katie) Emanuelson; cousin, Jacey Mae Emanuelson; great cousin, Susan Brown; and several other family members and friends. Preceding her in death were her paternal grandparents, Darold Leo and Sharon Kaye Bushue; and three uncles:  Kenneth Leo Bushue, Daron Eugene Bushue, and Brad Emanuelson. Leaya was able to help several others through the gift of organ donation. For more information and to visit her on-line guestbook, log on to www.rwpatt ersonfuneralhomes.com