Perhaps anyone researching the Guss Family and the above subject would be interested in the following:
This is from a certified copy of the Death Registration, Province of Alberta, Canada.
Place of death - Lacombe Municipal Hospital.
Length of stay in the Municipality, Province and Canada- since 1900.
Name of the deceased - John Milton Guss(?) (Middle name incorrectly provided by informant)
Regular residence of deceased- Village of Alix, Alberta, in the MunicipalityM.D.#64 Lacombe, Alberta.
Sex - male,Citizenship - Canadian,Racial Origin- German,Married,Birthplace - Farlington, Kansas. (?) (other data shows that he was born in Cato, Crawford County, Kansas)
Date of birth - May 21st, 1870 Age at death - 81 yrs,2 months and 6 days.
Trade - Farmer (Agriculture) - Life Date deceased last worked - 1943.
Wife - Delia Maria Grosebeck(?)
Mother- Mary Jane Hadley(Mary Elizabeth) Father -Samuel Guss Their birth place - U.S.A.
Informant: I certify the foregoing to be true and correct to the best of my knowledge and beliefgiven under my hand at Lacombe, Alberta, this 27th day of July,1951. Signature of informant -O.J. Guss, relationship to deceased - Son.Address of informant - Nevis, Alberta.
Burial date - July 30, 1951 Place of Burial - Municipal District #64 Lacombe, Alberta -Alix Cemetery. Burial permit issued by W. P. Parson, Brown & Johnson Funeral Director, Lacombe, Alberta.
Medical Cerificate of Death: Dr. W.(William)A. Henry-signed July 28th, 1951. As follows: I herby certify that I attended the deceased from March 1951 to July 27th, 1951 and last saw him alive on July 27th, 1951.
Cause of death: Carcinoma of Colon Operated on- March 1951- Found large carcinoma of Bowel
The following information may also be of interest.
The Master Surname Database of burials in Alberta Cemeteries lists the following:
John Newton GUSS- 27 Jul 195181yrs 2m 6d Lovel GUSS- 21 April, 1974 Adelia Maria GUSS - 29 Jun 1952age 80yrs
All buried next to each other in the Old & New Cemetery, Alix, Alberta