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Ella Alberta Pruess Blunck
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1898
Pierce
Pierce County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Feb. 3, 1988
Osmond
Pierce County
Nebraska, USA

Services for Ella Blunck, 90, were conducted Saturday, February 6, at the Osmond United Methodist Church with burial in Eden Valley Cemetery. Mrs. Blunck died Wednesday, February 3, at the Osmond General Hospital. The Rev. Ray Norris officiated at the 1:30 p.m., services. Music was provided by organist Charlotte Kitchler and vocalists, Justine Adkisson and Chris Adamson singing "How Great Thou Art" and "Abide With Me". Pallbearers were nephews, Norman Blunck, Palmer Albers, Kenneth Blunck, Vernon Buol, Louis Blunck and Elwood Blunck.

Ella Alberta Pruess was born January 29, 1898, in Pierce, the daughter of Adolph and Emma (Suckstorf) Pruess. She attended Districk #55 school in Pierce County. She married Willie Blunck on April 18, 1917, at her parents farm home. The couple lived on a farm south of Midland. Following the death of her husband in 1972, she stayed on the farm with her son, Lawrence. In February of 1981, she moved to Osmond. She entered the Wausa Nursing Home in June 1984 and since June 1987, had been in the Extended Care unit of the Osmond General Hospital.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Edna (Wendell) Rohrberg of Osmond and Mrs. LaVerne (Marvin) Schlake of McLean; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Frieda Blunck of Wausa and Anna Pruess of Pierce; and one brother, Chris Blunck of Pierce.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two twin sons in infancy, two sons, Lawrence and Harold Blunck; one daughter-in-law, Zelma Blunck and one sister, Dora Blunck.

Pierce County Leader, Feb 18, 1988, pg 13
 
 
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 Parents:
  Johann Julius Adolph Pruess (1861 - 1940)
  Emma Catharina Suckstorf Pruess (1875 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Willie Henry Blunck (1891 - 1972)*
 
 Children:
  Infant Son#1 Blunck (1917 - 1917)*
  Infant Son#2 Blunck (1917 - 1917)*
  Harold Adolph Blunck (1919 - 1985)*
  Edna Blunck Rohrberg (1922 - ____)*
  Lawrence August Blunck (1926 - 1984)*
  LaVerne A. Blunck Schlake (1929 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dora Amelia Pruess Blunck (1896 - 1962)*
  Ella Alberta Pruess Blunck (1898 - 1988)
  Frieda Katherine Pruess Blunck (1899 - 1991)*
  Christian Henry Pruess (1902 - 1990)*
  Anna Gertrude Pruess (1902 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eden Valley Cemetery
Pierce County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Dennis Harmsen
Record added: Aug 12, 2013
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Ella Alberta <i>Pruess</i> Blunck
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