Louise June <I>Smith</I> Guss


Louise June Smith Guss

Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Death 7 Jan 2009 (aged 89)
Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 32823362 View Source

Louise J. Guss, 89, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, in Waterloo.

She was born June 24, 1919, in Lafayette, Ind., daughter of Walter A. and Helen E. Curtis Corcoran. She married Howard S. Guss on May 18, 1940, in Quincy, Ill. He died May 15, 1996.

Mrs. Guss was a homemaker.

Survived by: three sons, Daniel (April) of Sacramento, Calif., Alan (Barbara) of Davenport and Scott (Beverly) of Jordan, Minn.; a daughter, Tina (Bob) Brown of Portland, Ore.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Dean Wright.

Preceded in death by: a sister, Rosalyn Woodward.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Public visitation for an hour before services Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials: may be directed to St. Timothy's Methodist Church.

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Additional information submitted by Ancestry Sleuth

Biological Father is Lester Marshall Smith, Biological Mother is Helen Estetta Curtis. Louise and her sibling Roselyn were later adopted by Walter A. Corcoran.

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