Obit: Burss, Wilbert H. (1875 - 1953)
Surnames: Burss, Broughton, Porter
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 10/1/1953
Burss, Wilbert H. (26 FEB 1875 - 22 SEP 1953)
Wilbert Henry Burss, 78, died at the Medford Hospital at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday of a heart ailment. Funeral services were held at the Hartwig and Ruesch Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. D. Marks officiated and interment was in Evergreen Cemetery.
He was a native of Clark County, Wis., having been born on a farm in the Town of Reseburg on Feb. 26, 1875. He attended the Thorp public and high schools. His marriage to Irene Broughton took place at Glen Flora in 1904. After his marriage he moved to Birchwood, where he was employed as a construction foreman for about seven years, then he moved to Sheldon. In January 1953 he moved to Medford.
He is survived by his wife and the following brothers and sisters: A. R. Burss, Hannibal; Harrison Burss, Riverdale, Calif.; Walter E. Burss, Tunkhannock, Pa.; Delbert E. Burss, Thorp; Mrs Etta Porter, Eau Claire; and Miss Carrie Burss, Hannibal.
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