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BRUEY, Louis 1876 - 1926


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 9/2/2020 at 22:30:35

"The Fairfield Daily Ledger"
Monday, March 1, 1926
Front Page, Columns 1 - 5, continued on Page 2, Columns 5 and 6

Will Be Held In Chapel Of First Methodist Church And Interment To Be in Evergreen

(For an account of the suicide, see Page 6. [part of the linked story] )

Funeral services for Louis BRUEY, who committed suicide yesterday, will be held in the chapel of the First Methodist church tomorrow afternoon at 2 oclock and will be private. They will be conducted by Dr. C. L. Tennant of Marengo, if he is able to come. Mr. Tennant conducted Mrs. BRUEY's services a year ago.

Interment will be in Evergreen cemetery beside his wife.

BRUEY's body was taken to the Murray-Jones undertaking rooms yesterday shortly after the suicide was discovered. There a coroner's jury made up of Walter Louden, Ralph Brown and Ray Oliver was convened and rendered a verdict of "death by his own hands while temporarily unbalanced."

(Note: The remainder of this article deals with the story behind the deed which caused Louie's suicide, and has been transcribed to the Document Board entry covering that story -- see link at bottom.)


"The Fairfield Daily Ledger"
Tuesday, March 2, 1926
Front Page, Column 3

Last Rites Held In the Methodist Church; Interment At Evergreen

Funeral services for Louis BRUEY, were held this afternoon at 2 oclock in the chapel of the First Methodist church and were conducted by Dr. C. L. Tennant of Marengo, former pastor of the local church. Dr. Tennant conducted the funeral services for Mrs. BRUEY December 23, 1924.

The body was taken from the Murray-Jones funeral parlors, where it had been since Sunday, to the church shortly before the services. About seventy-five people attended the services, which had been announced as private.

Mrs. C. M. Graham and Mrs. Frank Pierson sang, their songs being "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere," "The City Foursquare" and "Abide With Me."

Interment was at Evergreen cemetery beside his wife.

Louis BRUEY was born in Boise, Id., January 22, 1876, where his parents, Peter and Philomene BRUEY had gone from Jefferson county in the 60's. They returned to this county in 1878.

Mr. BRUEY grew up in Cedar Township and went to school at the Ankrom school house, and then took up the management of his father's farm when he was twenty years old.

Mr. BRUEY married Miss Marie WALMER, April 17, 1907. They had two children, Beulah, born May 25, 1907, and Edna, born August 6, 1911. Mrs. BRUEY died December 21, 1924, after a lingering illness of tuberculosis. The two daughters survive, together with three sisters, Mrs. Fred RAIBLE, Mrs. Anna NELSON and Mrs. Joseph CRAWFORD Jr., of Stockport.

Peter BRUEY died October 5, 1905, and his wife passed away September 21, 1906.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

Note: Buried in Lot Old.P.037 with wife Marie. Sam McNEESE is also buried in Evergreen Cemetery, in Lot 2nd.151. Louie's parents are in Pattison Cemetery.

Louis BRUEY shoots, kills Sam McNEESE - 1925 (lengthy story)

Jefferson Obituaries maintained by Joey Stark.
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