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Reuss, John Andrew 1918


Posted By: Georgia Bruns (deceased)
Date: 1/3/2004 at 23:24:56

John Andrew Reuss
John Andrew Reuss was born in West Aurick, Germany, on November second, 1870. He came to America when nineteen years old and settled in Monona township in October 1889. He became an American citizen in 1901.

He and Clara Lorena Elmore were married on November fifth, 1907. To them were born seven children, two of whom proceeded their father into the eternal world. Mr. Ruess was a member of Postville Congregational church and a firm believer in Jesus Christ. He was possessed of man of many good qualities and had many friends. He passed away on August 22nd, aged forty-seven years, nine months, and twenty-one days, leaving a wife and five children to mourn his decease.

Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. J. F. Childress in the Congregational church, Saturday, August 24th at 10 a.m. Interment in Postville cemetery

Obituary date 1918 Clayton, Co. Original obit from Willard Oestman, Postville, IA.


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