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Cheesemaker Bussman remembered for vision
John Bussman demonstrates how to make cheese during the Old World Cheesemaking demonstration on the Square during Cheese Days in 2010. (Times file photo)
MONROE - Known for promoting the cheesemaking industry throughout the stateline area, John F. Bussman is being remembered for his influence in keeping the industry's traditions and heritage alive. Bussman died Friday at age 92. He was born in Monroe, and during his almost 60 years in the cheesemaking business, the Warren, Illinois, resident was celebrated for his award-winning cheeses.