Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
BUSS, Bernard J42 Carlyle IL CarlyleUB 4 Jan 1935 Alex Koch 

Bernard J. Buss Dies Sunday Evening

Bernard J. Buss passed away at his home Sunday evening, December 30, at 8 o'clock, after having been well prepared for the

unavoidable end. Death was due to cirosis of the liver. Deceased had been under a doctors care for some time and bedfast for the last four months. Although at times he suffered intense pains, his end came peacefully and fully resigned to the will of God. He was surrounded by his mother, wife and children. Deceased was born in Breese, June 29, 1892, thus having reached the age of 42 years, 6 months and 1 day at the time of his death. He was a son of the late John Buss and Mary Buss, nee Wuebbles. The Buss family came to Germantown when the deceased was three years old. Here he received his education and grew to manhood. As a young man he was employed as section hand with his father. November 26, 1916, he was married to Miss Clara Koch in the St. Dominic's church, Breese, Rev. Father Meifus officiating. After their marriage the couple took up housekeeping in Breese, where the groom was employed at the Hofsommer farm. Later they moved to East St. Louis where the deceased secured employment with the Certainteed Roofing Co. They resided in East St. Louis about five years, then went to New Baden, where he labored in the New Baden coal mine and which occupation he had until sickness prevented him from working. The Buss family moved to Germantown after the death of Herman Koch, father of Mrs. Buss, which occurred in 1919. Their marriage union was blessed with five children, two boys, Robert and Tom, and three girls, Helen, Dolores and Catherine all of whom, with the bereaved mother, Mrs. Mary Buss, and sorrowful widow, Mrs.Clara Buss, survive. He also leaves one brother, John Buss, of New Baden and two sisters, Carrie, Mrs. Herman Vosholler of New Baden, and Helen, Mrs. Ray Powell of St. Louis; besides numerous other relative and good friends. Deceased was a good husband and father, a hard laboring man and a friend to every one. He had always been noted before sickness betook him as being a strong, healthy and cheerful man. He will be missed in many instances. Funeral services were conducted Thursday morning January 3, at 9 a.m. Rev. Father Eppmann sang a requierm high mass for the repose of his soul, which was attended by many relatives and friends; who after these services formed in funeral procession to the parish cemetery where the remains were gently laid to rest. May he rest in peace. The pallbearers were George Lehrter, George Huser, George Hermeling, Henry Sprehe, Herman Schoendienst. Sr., and Ben Schomaker. The bereaved have our heartfelt sympathy. The Carlyle Union Banner joins all in extending expressions of sympathy to the family in the loss of their dear husband and father.

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