He was born on June 5, 1933 to the late Ernest and Jenny (Craw) Bussian. On December 17, 1960 he married Glory Slater. Gerald was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the Army.
He is survived by his wife, Glory; children: Melody (Steve) Larsen; Mark Bussian and Matthew Bussian; seven grandchildren; sisters, Arlene (Earl) Schneider and Alice Stammer, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Lloyd (Arlene) Bussian; sisters, Bernice (Elmo) Nelson and Geraldine, and brother-in-law, Richard Stammer.
No services will be held at this time. The Maple Crest Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.