George Bruss (Veteran)

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Mr. George H. Bruss, age 67 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, March 21, 2011, at the Capital Region Medical Center. George was born July 16, 1943, in Ottawa, Illinois the son of Lon H. and Marian Bruss. He was married on June 10, 1967, in Ottawa, Illinois, to Luanne A. Farrell. George graduated from Ottawa High School, Ottawa, Illinois prior to serving in the United States Navy Submarine Corps from 1962 until 1970. He served on the USS Barbero, the USS Barb, and the USS Hammerhead. A resident of the Jefferson City area for over 25 years, George was employed as a consultant in the nuclear power industry working at various power plants including the Callaway Nuclear Plant in Callaway County, specializing in operations and procedures. He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church; a member of the American Legion, Roscoe Enloe Post 5; and a member of the United States Submarine Veterans. George is a past Commander and current Vice-Commander of the Topeka-Jefferson City Base of the Submarine Veterans. He served as chairman of the USS Jefferson City Committee and was a member of the USS Missouri Commissioning Committee. Survivors include: his wife, Luanne Bruss; one son, Eric Bruss and his wife Jill of Jefferson City, Mo.; two brothers, Frank Bruss of Grand Ridge, Illinois and John Bruss of Ottawa, Illinois; and three grandchildren, Alyssa Bruss, Kaelyn Bruss, and Hailey Bruss. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lon and Marian Bruss. Visitation will be at Freeman Mortuary from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2011. A funeral service will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2011, in the Freeman Chapel with the Reverend Tony Alter officiating. Military honors will follow the funeral service. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the charity of their choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

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