Dr. Ervin Udell Bussanmas

Dr. Ervin Udell Bussanmas, 88, of Clovis, died Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.

He was born Dec. 11, 1916, in Oklahoma to Frank Herman and Ada Blaksley Bussanmas. He was an optometrist. He was a member of the Clovis/Portales Elks Lodge, the Lions Club and Central Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Caulene Thrash.

Survivors include his son, Dr. Larry Bussanmas (and wife, Eileen) of Clovis; daughter, Dr. Sarah Beth Birk (James) of Peoria, Ill; five grandchildren, Luke, David and Mark Bussanmas and Allison and Lindsey Birk; and two brothers, Arthur Bussanmas and Danny Bussanmas, both of Littlefield, Texas.

Burial will be at Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe.

Rev. Dean Turvaville is officiating.

Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.