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William Albert Bruett (1946)


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler (email)
Date: 10/1/2006 at 15:42:01

The Winterset Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Wednesday, August 21, 1946


Long-Time Resident of This County Died Aug. 10 in California

William A. Bruett, whose death at Long Beach, Calif., was reported in last week's Madisonian, had lived nearly all his life in Madison county, spending his active years as a farmer in and around Winterset.

He was born in this county Jan. 26, 1872, the son of Otto and Sarah Williams Bruett. He was married Jan. 1, 1895, to Lutie Belle McDonald. They were the parents of 10 children, all of whom survive.

Because of his health, he moved from here to Idaho a few years ago, and from there went to California. His death occurred there Aug. 10 at the age of 74 years.

He is survived by his wife; the 10 children, Robert L. Bruett of Long Beach, Calif., Fred Bruett of Winterset, Orie J. Bruett of San Francisco, Calif., Mrs. Jerome Wright of Winterset, Mrs. Lester Trout of Oskaloosa, Mrs. G. E. Allen of Independence, Mo., Mrs. Floyd Schwab of Winterset, John M. Bruett of Des Moines, Mrs. Robert Alexandria of Kansas City, Mo., and Clark W. Bruett of Des Moines. He also leaves 11 grandchildren; a brother, George Bruett and a sister, Mrs. John Reid, both of Winterset.

Funeral services were held last Saturday from the Winterset Church of Christ in charge of the Rev. Tom Foglesong of Des Moines. Burial was made in the Winterset cemetery.

The Winterset Madisonian
Winterst, Iowa
Wednesday, Autust 14, 1946

W. A. Bruett, former Scott township farmer, died last Saturday at Long Beach, Calif. Mr. Bruett had spent his life in Madison county until moving to the west coast several years ago. He was widely known here.

The body is being returned to Winterset for burial. Funeral services will be held at the Church of Christ in Winterset this Satruday at 2:30 p.m.

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