BAUSMAN, Bryan B. 1896-1962
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/1/2017 at 06:34:49
Rites Sunday For Bryan B. Bausman
Funeral services were held at 1:30 Sunday in the Doyen Funeral Home and later in the Pleasant Valley EUB church for Bryan B. Bausman, 65, lifelong Grundy county resident who died last Thursday afternoon in the Grundy county Memorial hospital of a heart attack.
Rev. M. R. Houts officiated the service. Burial was in the family lot of the church cemetery.
Graveside military rites were conducted by the American Legion, Amvets and the Veterans of World War I.
Casket bearers were Anton Terfehn, Lester Hook, Chris Finke, Eilert Walters, Herman Walters and Kenneth Walters.
Mrs. Terfehn and Mrs. Hook served as flower attendants.
Special music was provided by Mr. and Mrs. Leland Meyer, Alfred Meyer and Mrs. Rudolph Junker, accompanied by Mrs. Harley Hartman. Organist was Mrs. Edward Sietsema.
Bryan Bland Bausman passed away at the Grundy county Memorial hospital in Grundy Center on Thursday afternoon around 4 p.m. due to a heart attack. He had been taken to the hospital on Saturday evening, June 16th.
Mr. Bausman was born June 28, 1896 on a farm in Pleasant Valley township in Grundy county. He attained the age of 65 years, 11 months, 23 days. He was the sixth child born to Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Bausman. He attended the rural school in the local district. He served for nearly 5 months in the service of his country in World War I.
On February 1, 1919 he was married to Mabel C. Petersen in Waterloo. They were blessed with one child, Phyllis Maxine. For a brief period they farmed near New Hartford, they then moved to a farm in Pleasant Valley township. He farmed all his life until 1948. His wife passed away on June 30th, 1942.
After discontinuing farming, he followed the carpenter trade until being stricken with a heart attack on November 21st, 1957. From this time until the time of his passing the deceased enjoyed reasonably good health. It was necessary for him to submit to three major surgeries, however his personality and outlook on life still made it possible for him to enjoy his family and friends.
Those who preceded him in death were: his parents; his wife; two sisters, Rose (Mrs. Charles Fritzel), Mary E. Bausman; five brothers, Charles, Lee, Irl, Floyd and Wayne Bausman.
Those left to mourn his passing are his daughter Phyllis; one brother, Lynn of Eldora; two sisters, Gladys (Mrs. Will J. Harms) of Iowa Falls, Beulah (Mrs. Jack Perry Sr.) of Parkersburg; one aged aunt Mrs. Carolyn Van Ningen of Volga, South Dakota; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on June 24, 1962, at 1:30 p.m. at the Doyen Funeral Home and at 2:00 p.m. in the Pleasant Valley Evangelical United Brethren church with the pastor, Rev. M. R. Houts officiating. Burial was in the family lot of the church cemetery. Graveside military rites were conducted by the American Legion, American Amvets, and the Veterans of World War I.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 28 June 1962, sec 3, pg 2
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