Ernest Bushmann, 82, of Alma, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, at Lutheran Nursing Home in Concordia.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Alma. Rev. Fred Hertwig will officiate. Pallbearers will be Dwaine Edwards, Jason Edwards, John Aversman, Donald Edwards, Albert Limback and David Gieselman. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Concordia. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church.
Born July 2, 1923, in Alma, he was the son of the late Ernest Bushmann and Anna Nienheuser Bushmann. He had lived in Alma his entire life and was a farmer. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, the Missouri Cattlemen's Association, Missouri Farm Bureau and Missouri Farm Association. He was a former member of Missouri Pork Producers and Missouri Fox Hunters Association.
Survivors include one brother, Leonard Bushmann of Alma; three sisters, Louise Bushmann of Alma, Hilda Haesemeier of Concordia and Roberta Fischer of Marshall; two nephews and seven nieces.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.