Mankato Memorial service for Bruce A. Survis, age 64, of Mankato, formerly of Fairmont, will be held in January of 2014 (date to be announced later) at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Bruce passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at the Mayo Clinic Health Systems, in Mankato.
Bruce Allen Survis was born on Nov. 15, 1949, in Fairmont, the son of Donald and Darlene (Stahn) Survis. Bruce grew up in Blue Earth where he also attended school. Bruce was an over the road truck driver for 30+ years and retired in 2003. In his spare time Bruce loved to watch movies, collected antiques, ride motorcycles and old cars.
He is survived by one son, Corey (Lesley) Survis, of Blue Earth, and their children, Ella, Lauren and Henry; sisters, Cindy (Imeine) Ukhun, of Paris, Texas, Karen (Ben) Hoppe, of Fairmont, Trudy Huse, of Fairmont, and Mary Survis (Tom), of Fairmont; aunt and uncle, Betty and Jerry Garrison; nieces and nephews, Ose, Torie, Brady (Tara), Dustin (Donella), Dallas, Tabitha (Dave), and Tianna (Todd); other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, Darlene and Arvon Pehling, Donald Survis, Bruce was also preceded in death by one daughter, Brandi Survis; and an infant sister, Michelle.