Reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, Tuesday, January 12, 1909.
Mrs. Brueggen was formerly Miss Elizabeth Brill of Weston, Mo., and was born there May 28, 1840.
In 1864 she met Henry Brueggen and on April 1865 they wer married in Weston. After their marriage they moved to Leavenworth which has since been the home. The late Henry Brueggen died August 18, 1900. Mrs. Brueggen has been ailing for the last year with heart failure, but was not taken to her bed until five weeks ago. She is survived by four brother, John, George and Jake of Weston and Henry of St. Joe and three children, a son Carl, and two daughters, Clara and Amelia of Leavenworth.
The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the resident, 617 North Seventh conducted by the Rev. A.H. Morrison of the First Presbyterian church. Burial will be in Mt. Muncie Cemetery.
Date of death Monday, January 11, 1909