Bruma Maxine Brunckhorst

Photo courtesy of Jim and Carmen Shane
Photo courtesy of Jim and Carmen Shane

(April 27, 1922 - June 17, 1936)

The Lusk Herald
June 18, 1936

Brunckhorst Girl Dies Wednesday

Burma Maxine Brunckhorst, 14-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Brunckhorst of Van Tassell vicinity; passed away at their home 13 miles north of Van Tassell Wednesday night, June 17th, at 11:20 o'clock. She had been seriously ill for the past three weeks suffering from complications following the smallpox.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Congregational Church at Van Tassell with Rev. Cowan as officiator. Burial will be made there also.

She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Brunckhorst, and three sisters, Catherine, Mary Alice and Wyoma.

She was born in Harrison, Nebr., on April 27, 1922, and has lived her entire life in that community receiving her education in the schools of Niobrara County.

The Peet Mortuary has charge of the arrangements.

NOTE: The original version of this item was published under the name BURMA BRUNKHORST. The headstone at the Van Tassell, Wyoming Cemetery reads BRUMA BRUNCKHORST, so those corrections are reflected here.

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