Tillie Bushman 1926-2009 Tillie Bushman, a 52-year resident of Manhattan Beach, passed in her sleep July 4th, 2009. She was 82. Tillie was born Dec 1st, 1926, in Oakland, CA. in 1949 she met and married Jack Bushman, from Venice, CA after a whirlwind 18-day romance. They were married 50 years until Jack passed in 2000. Tillie and Jack raised four children in the homes that they built on 15th Street. Tillie was an honorary life member of the Manhattan Beach Badminton Club where she was frequently seen with the Crazy Ladies badminton group. Tillie is survived by her children Tom, Karen, John (Jonie), Cindy (David) and her three grandchildren Aaron, Eric, and Adam. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Lung Association for COPD research in memory of Tillie Bushman. Tillie will be dearly missed. A celebration of Tillie's life will be held at American Martyr's Catholic Church in Manhattan Beach on July 13th, at 11:00am with a reception to follow at the O'Donnell Center. Please use this website, to send the family messages, share memories, or to obtain directions to the services.

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  1. Dear Bushman Family, Sorry for your loss. I hope that your mother Matilda is in a wonderful place with her much loved husband. I will keep you all in my thoughts. Cindy Trousdale

  2. Sorry to hear about your moms passing I just noticed the obit in the beach reporter. I always liked and respected your mom and will miss her .Best to you all. Barry

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