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Albert William Busse
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1900
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1986
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA

(Discrepancies: Albert's obituary stated his marriage to Myrtle Westerbeck was in Louisa County, Iowa. His marriage record and her obituary put it in Burlington, Iowa.)


Albert William Busse, 85, of 2910 Madison, died Sunday, January 26 (1986), in Klein Unit, Burlington Medical Center.

He was born in Des Moines County April 17, 1900, to Fred and Louise Freitag Busse. He married Myrtle Westerbeck September 28, 1922, in Louisa County; she died November 29, 1936. Mr. Busse then married Bessie Purcell, on June 15, 1938; she died November 9, 1961.

He graduated from Elliott's Business College and was a postal clerk for 40 years. He was a member of First United Church of Christ, American Postal Workers, and Des Moines County Postal Credit Union.

Surviving: Son Victor, Burlington; two daughters, Marilyn Lucas, Burlington rural, and Anita Busse, Burlington; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at First United Church of Christ, the Reverend D. Gene Kraus; Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials have been established at the Lunning Chapel for First United Church of Christ and Crapo Park.


Iowa Births and Christenings, Family Search:

Name: Albert Busse; Gender (Original): M; Birth Date: 17 April 1900; Birthplace: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; Father: Fred Busse; Mother: Louise Freitag; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C86811-7; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1683570


Iowa Marriages, Family Search:

Name: Albert Wm. Busse; Event: Marriage; Event Date: 28 September 1922; Event Place: St. Johns Church, Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States; Age: 22; Estimated Birth Year: 1900; Father: F. W. Busse; Mother: Louise Freitag; Spouse: Myrtle Westerbeck; Spouse's Age: 21; Spouse's Estimated Birth Year: 1901; Spouse's Father: Lipp Westerbeck; Spouse's Mother: Louise Wille; Reference Number: cn 7174; Film Number: 1547824; Digital Folder Number: 004320691; Image Number: 119
Family links: 
  Frederick William Busse (1864 - 1944)
  Louise Marie Freitag Busse (1870 - 1950)
  Myrtle Westerbeck Busse (1901 - 1936)
  Bess Julia Purcell Busse (1900 - 1961)
  Marilyn Louise Busse Lucas (1929 - 2002)*
  Selma L. Busse (1892 - 1898)*
  Carl F. Busse (1895 - 1978)*
  Albert William Busse (1900 - 1986)
  Marie Caroline Busse (1903 - 1974)*
*Calculated relationship
Burlington Memorial Park
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
Created by: DW Brumm
Record added: Nov 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100687424
Albert William Busse
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