28 March 1955 Tonawanda News
BRUSS – Olga Leupold Bruss, 59, died suddenly Saturday morning (March 26, 1955) in the parsonage of St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church. Born in Buffalo, Mrs. Bruss had resided there the greater part of her life before marrying the Rev. Otto Bruss Nov. 1, 1950. She was a member of St. James Church, the Ladies Aid Society, and the Women’s Missionary Society of the church. She was also a member of the PTA of School District 5, Town of Wheatfield. Besides her husband, the Rev. Otto Bruss, she is survived by two stepsons, Roland W. Bruss and Gerald H. Bruss, both of Bergholtz; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Raymond Mielke, Mrs. Charles Greinert and Mrs. Donald Becker, all of Niagara Falls, N.Y.; 10 step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the parsonage on Rohr. St., Bergholtz, where services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:45 and at 2 o’clock in St. James Lutheran Church. The Rev. Merton L. Baseler, pastor of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, North Tonawanda, the Rev. Martin J. Alpers, pastor of Trinity Old Lutheran Church, Buffalo, will officiate. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery, Bergholtz.