Roma E. Busse, 87, passed away on Jan. 29, 2018

Roma E. (Caruso) Busse, 87, passed away on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018.
Her family will gather with friends from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2, at Carlson Funeral Home. Rosary will be held at 10 a.m., with Mass following at 10:30 a.m.,  both on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, and at St. John’s Catholic Church, with Father Stephen Gronert officiating.  Burial will be  in Sunset Lawns Cemetery, El Dorado.
Rosa was born on Nov. 3, 1930, the  daughter of Frank and Helen (Morello) Caruso in Capaldo, Kan. She graduated from Frontenac High School with the Class of 1948, in Frontenac, Kan. She was united in marriage to Edward Harold Busse on Nov.  11, 1950, in Miami,Okla., and was a homemaker. Roma was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church. She loved taking care of her family by cooking and shopping for others. She enjoyed gardening, growing flowers and making floral arrangements. College basketball was a highlight for her to watch with her husband, Edward.
Her loving family includes: her sons, Alan Busse of El Dorado, Sean Busse of Richmond, Mo. ; daughters, Cathy Madison and Jana James-Simmons (Donnie), all of El Dorado; brother, Robert Caruso of Pittsburg, Kan.;  7 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
 She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Edward in December 2016, and her sister-in-law, Diane Caruso.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be directed to Dementia Society of America, P.O. Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901 or online at Please sign her online guest book and leave a memory of Roma at