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Gussie Ferd "Gus" Loessin
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1924
Fayette County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1993
Colorado County
Texas, USA

Gus F. Loessin, age 68, of Eagle Lake, passed away suddenly Tuesday, March 9, 1993, in the Columbus Community Hospital. He was bom September 9, 1924, in Fayette County to Henry and Sally Smith Loessin. He married Verna Oehlers in Fayette County, November 14, 1948, and they moved to Eagle Lake. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church of Eagle Lake. He was employed with the Lower Colorado River Authority over 19 years and retired in March 1989. He was a member of the Texas Sportsman's and National Rifle Associations, Texas Farm Bureau and life member of American Legion Post 8783 of Eagle Lake. A veteran of World War II, he served with the Army 391st Infantry in the Pacific. Among his honors were two Bronze Stars, and Bronze Arrowhead, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with two Bronze Stars and three Overseas Service bars. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Herbert Loessin. Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Verna; daughter and son-in-law, Darlene and Steve Nelson of Altair; sisters, Mary Edna Studler of Hobson, Lucille Walters of Muldoon, Katie Warnke of Smithville, Gracie Taylor of La Grange and Tillie Remmert of Houston; brothers, Alfred Loessin of Richmond and Otto Loessin of Columbus; mother-in-law, Helen Oehlers of Eagle Lake; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and loved ones. Funeral services were held Thursday, March 11, in the Chapel of Dulany Funeral Home in Eagle Lake with Rev. Walter Meyer, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, officiating. Graveside service and interment followed at Lakeside Cemetery. VFW Post 8783 served as honor guard for the flag presentation ceremony. Serving as pallbearers were Bob Moland, Wayne Lipperdt, Johnny Bums, Jon Keith Loessin, Sidney Loessin and Bob Walters. Honorary pallbearers were the employees of the LCRA of Eagle Lake.
Family links: 
  Henry Charles Loessin (1889 - 1947)
  Sallie Elizabeth Smith Loessin (1891 - 1977)
  Verna Oehlers Loessin (1926 - 2012)
  Carrie Irene Loessin*
  Katie Beatrice Loessin (1882 - 1957)*
  Herbert Henry Loessin (1913 - 1971)*
  Alfred R Loessin (1921 - 1996)*
  Gussie Ferd Loessin (1924 - 1993)
  Lucille Margaret Loessin Walters (1931 - 2016)*
*Calculated relationship
Lakeside Cemetery
Eagle Lake
Colorado County
Texas, USA
Created by: Janet Bertram
Record added: Feb 24, 2013
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Gussie Ferd Gus Loessin
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