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Louisa Altona White Bruett
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1871
Madison County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 1945
Winterset
Madison County
Iowa, USA

Louisa Altona Bruett, daughter of Abraham and Nancy White, was born December 23, 1871 in Madison county, Iowa, and passed away August 5, 1945 at her home in Winterset at the age of 73 years, seven months and 13 days.

She was born in Madison county where she has made her home most of her life. Her parents were pioneers in the county and the span of her life has seen this part of the country develope from a thinly settled wilderness, to a thriving modern community.

She united with the church as a girl and learned to love the Bible School, and worship services of the church. She remained true, and active in the church through out her life. Although failing health and defective hearing prevented her from full participation in the Lord's work for the last few years her heart, and spirit remained true to her faith.

She was united in marriage, on January 28, 1903, to George F. Bruett. To this union two children were born, Gladys and Walter, both of Winterset.

Mrs. Bruett spent her life in Madison county with the exception of three years spent in Oklahoma. Most of her married life was lived in Early Chapel community. the last year and half were spent in her home in Winterset.

She loved her family, her home and friends and neighbors. Her special interest was her flowers. These were a source of beauty and strength to her, and to all who came to her home.

She leaves to mourn her loss, besides her husband, her daughter Mrs. Gladys Mapes, and son Walter, both of Winterset. One sister, Emily Shaffer, of Laurel, Montana, ten grandchildren, a number of nieces and nephews, other relatives and many good friends and neighbors.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Abraham White (1831 - 1912)
  Nancy Elizabeth Tytus White (1837 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  George F Bruett (1876 - 1960)
 
 Children:
  Gladys Colleen Bruett Mapes (1904 - 1993)*
  George Walter Bruett (1909 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Willis Morgan White (1863 - 1929)*
  Nancy Jane White (1866 - 1869)*
  Louisa Altona White Bruett (1871 - 1945)
  William Henry White (1875 - 1924)*
  Emily Evaline White Shaffer (1879 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Winterset City Cemetery
Winterset
Madison County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: FLH
Record added: Dec 31, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12833804
Louisa Altona <i>White</i> Bruett
Added by: FLH
 
Louisa Altona <i>White</i> Bruett
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