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BUSSE – Lois L. (Baldwin) Busse, age 83, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at her home in Los Alamos.She was born Feb. 28, 1924, in Delta, Colo., the third of four children to Ralph and Martha Baldwin. She married C. Eugene “Gene” Busse of Delta on May 8, 1943. in San Diego.After high school graduation, she worked for Consolidated Aircraft in San Diego until the end of WWII. Following her husband’s discharge from the Navy in 1945, she returned to Delta and began a new phase of her life as a devoted wife and mother. She and her husband and two children moved to Los Alamos in April 1951, where he was employed by Los Alamos National Laboratory until his retirement in 1985, when he remained in Los Alamos. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 61 years, Gene Busse; sister, Vivienne Malone; and brother, Ralph Baldwin Jr. Survivors include a brother, Dean Baldwin and wife Marilyn of Eugene, Ore.; daughter, Karen Herin and husband Michael of Littleton, Colo.; son, Michael and wife Bonita of Los Alamos; grandson, Paul Herin and wife Gail of Castle Rock, Colo.; grandson, Philip Herin and wife Melissa presently of Lakenheath, England; granddaughter, Janelle Lea of Las Vegas, Nevada; granddaughter, Christina Davis and husband Mark of Los Alamos; and numerous adored nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren.Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008, at the First Baptist Church in Los Alamos with interment to follow at the Guaje Pines Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation in her name to the Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service.The Rivera family of Block-Salazar Mortuary – 505-753-2288 or 1-800-443-4854, www.blocksalazarmortuary.com.