June 2, 1924 – July 14, 2013
Mr. Francis H. Bussanmas. Age 89, passed away July 14, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. He was born June 2, 1924 near St. Marys, Iowa to V.H. And Mary (McHugh) Bussanmas. Francis served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict and began a life of work starting with A E Dairy, then with Lippold Hardware, then doing work for Godwin Brothers, Custom Built Homes and Kordick Plumbing and heating besides working for himself. He was a long time American Legion Post # 716 member and Knights Of Columbus. A life time St. Marys resident Francis was preceded in death by his parents, V. H. and Mary Bussanmas; brother, Paul Bussanmas; two sisters, Florine Miller and Louise Bussanmas. He is survived by his wife, Marjean; daughters, Deanna Bahr(John) of Indianola, Linda Bussanmas and Thelma Bussanmas both of St. Marys; two grandchildren, John A. Bahr(Heather) and Tammy White(Bryan); three great grandchildren, Trevor Bahr, Kelsey Bahr and Jesse White; 1 brother Otto of Bondurant; three sisters Marie Faber of Johnston, Josephine Helland of Missouri and Martha Robinson of Texas.
A family and friends visitation will be from 5 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola with rosary at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 18. 2013 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys followed by Burial with Military Honors at St. Marys Cemetery. Online condolences can be made to www.petersonfuneralservice.comInformation provided by: Peterson Funeral Home 602 E. Salem Indianola, IA 50125 http://www.petersonfunerals.com