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1 November 1960
Funeral Card of HENRY PETER NUSS
Henry Peter, son of Peter and Katherine Nuss (nee Boxberger) was born May 22, 1891 at the family farm home in north Barton County. He departed this life soon after suffering fatal injuries received while working on a disposal well near Claflin, Kansas on November 1, 1960. His age was 69 years, 5 months and 10 days.

In early infancy he was baptized and later, after becoming of age he was confirmed in the Lutheran Faith. He retained his faith in his church throughout his lifetime and was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church at Milberger, Kansas. On June 10, 1912 he was united in marriage to Pauline Strecker.

There were 10 children born to this union, one of whom preceded him in death. He was a lifelong resident of the Milberger Community and played an active role as a farmer, blacksmith, carpenter and stone mason. With his numerous activities he came in contact with many people and won the esteem and friendship of folks he worked for and with.

This brief obituary is only a page in the book of Henry Nuss' life. As he lived it, his acts and deeds, his devotion and sacrifices, his joys and sorrows can best be remembered and always treasured by his wife, Pauline, his children, Mrs. Elmer (Esther) Schafer, Russell; Paul, Fresno, Calif.; Albert, Plainville, Kan.; Mrs. Pat (Isabelle) Christopher, Geneva, N.Y.; Roy, at home; Mrs. John (Josephine) Dutt, Bushton, Kan.; Melvin (Doralene) Bushell, and Harlan, a foster son, Gerald Nuss, all of Russell, Kan.; twenty grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Also four brothers, David, Salina; Peter, Great Bend; Emanuel, Galatia and Benjamin Nuss, San Francisco, Calif. Four sisters, Mrs. Lena Morgenstern, Hoisington, Kan.; Mrs. Mollie Stenzel, Windsor, Colo.; Mrs. Leah Ehrlich, Hutchinson, Kan.; and Mrs. Katie Schneider, Milberger, Kan. Other near relatives and many friends. His parents, one son, Clarence; two brothers William and Jacob, preceded him in death.

Services - Held Friday, November 4, 1960 from the Deines Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. followed by final rites from the Immanuel Lutheran Church at Milberger at 2:30 p.m.
Minister - Rev. Alfred Winters
Organists - Mr. Ernest Wegele and Mrs. LaVern Becker
Quartette; Mrs. Solomon Dumler, Harold Steinert, Mrs. Harold Steinert, Ernest 
Casket Bearers: John Morgenstern, Theodore Schneider, Harold Schneider, 
Ferdinand Strecker, William Dietz, J. J. Strecker
Laid to Rest - in Milberger Lutheran Cemetery.

Transcribed and Contributed by Glenda Brack

Last Updated:  Thursday, April 18, 2002 19:59:53

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