Obit: Buss, Joseph R. (1853 - 1937)

Contact: Ken Wood


----Sources: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 02/16/1937; P 9

Buss, Joseph R. (25 APR 1853 - 14 FEB 1937)

NEILLSVILLE, Clark Co., Wis. - Joseph Richard Buss, 83, pioneer town of Grant, Clark Co. resident, died Sunday evening at his home where he had been a semi-invalid the past year.

Mr. Buss was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on April 25, 1853, coming to Clark County with his parents in 1870, the family settling on a farm site in the town of Grant. Here Mr. Buss was married to Katherine Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Brown, town of Grant, on Oct. 7, 1880.

He is survived by his widow and by a sister, Mrs. Phoebe Hutchinson, Humboldt, Iowa. Funeral services will be held from the Pleasant Ridge Church, Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock, with Rev. G.W. Longenecker officiating, and with burial in the church cemetery (Town of Grant Cemetery).



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