|Birth: ||1877, Germany|
|Death: ||Feb. 5, 1963|
New York, USA
Niagara Falls NY Gazette
Feb 6, 1963
REV. OTTO C. BRUSS
Otto C. Bruss,
NORTH TONAWANDA —
Rev. Otto C. Bross, 85, of 6634 Rohr St., Bergholtz, a former pastor of St. James Lutheran Church for 45. years, died Tuesday (Feb, 5,.1963) at Niagara Falls Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.
Born in Germany, the Rev. Mr. Bruss came to the United States with his parents when he was a child.
The Rev.'Mr. Bruss was a graduate of Martin Luther Seminary, Buffalo, in 1897. He served parishes in Illinois, Medina, and Michigan. He went to St. James Church, Bergholtz, on Jan. 2, 1912, and stayed until he retired in 1957.
The pastor was a former president of the American Lutheran Synod, Buffalo District, and former secretary of the original Buffalo Synod.
Surviving are three daughters,
Mrs. Raymond (Erna) Mielke,
Mrs. Charles (Ariel) Greinert, and
Mrs. Donald (Elfrieda) Decker,
all of Niagara Falls;
Roland W. and
Gerald H. Bruss,
both of the Town of Wheatfield,
10 grandchildren, and
17 great grandchildren.
Friends may call until 10, a.m. Thursday at Frebthold Funeral Home and at St. James Church from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, followed by services. Burial will be in St. James Lutheran Cemetery.
Roland W. Bruss (1902 - 1971)*
Gerald H. Bruss (1904 - 1982)*
Erna Mielke (1906 - 1992)*
Ariel M. Greinert (1907 - 1978)*
Elfrieda R Decker (1911 - 1986)*
Saint Jacobis Lutheran Cemetery
New York, USA
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