Michael C. Busse Jr. 92, of Chicago passed away on January 4, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Jane S. Busse nee Pytka for 63 years; loving son of the late Michael and Eva (Pulaski) Busse; loving brother of the late Dorothy Mieszala and Margie Teper; brother-in-law of Florence Pytka; loving cousin of Ursula Dziwik. Michael spent his life in Chicago and graduated from Tuley High School. He was a minor league pitcher for the New York Giants, worked in the electronics field, was a devoted Catholic, did volunteer work for Pro-Life, was a kind man who loved to garden, and was a friend to all animals and birds. Michael was a lifetime Chicago Cubs fan and he celebrated the 2016 World Series Championship with a hot dog and an A & W root beer. He enjoyed sharing his love for life and baseball with 10 nieces and nephews, many grand and great nieces and nephews, numerous cousins, relatives, and friends. Michael Busse Jr. was a gentle soul who will be missed and remembered by many. May the Lord receive him with open arms. Visitation will be held on Thursday January 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Cumberland Chapels 8300 W. Lawrence Ave Norridge, IL 60706. Funeral Services will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home and will proceed to St. Priscilla Church for 10:30 a.m. Mass. Interment to follow at St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery. For more info please call 708-456-8300.