Obit: Burss, Gilbert R. (1881 - 1944)
Surnames: Burss, Porter
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 11/30/1944
Burss, Gilbert R. (1881 - 21 NOV 1944)
Funeral services for Gilbert R. Burss, age 63, who died Nov. 21st, 1944 at Rapid City, S.D., were held from the Lenmark Funeral Home in Eau Claire, on Saturday, Nov. 25th. Rev. M.R. Siemens of the First Baptist Church officiated, and burial was in the Forest Hill Cemetery.
He was the son of the late Wm. A. Burss of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), and before going to Dakota 16 years ago, had lived in and around the vicinity of Thorp all his life.
Gilbert Burss is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Etta Porter of Eau Claire, and Carrie of Thorp. He is also survived by five brothers, Wilbert of Vancouver, Wash., riley of Hannibal, Harrison of Wadsworh, Ohio, Walter of Tunkhannock, Pa., and Delbert of thorp. One other brother, Charles E. of thorp preceded him in death in January of 1943.
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