Burau, Lester Morris

BURAU – The funeral of L.M. Burau was held in the United Church at Brooks on Saturday. The service at the Church was conducted by Rev. Mr. Turner and the service at the grave was held by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Brooks Lodge No.77.

“Les” Burau was well known and well liked through out the Communities of the Project, having farmed here for the past yen years. His sudden death at Bassano Hospital, due to appendicitis last Tuesday evening came as a distinct shock to everybody. He was thirty-six years old.

Interments was made in the Brooks Cemetery.

The many friends and neighbours extend their sympathy to his widow and her children.

Brook Bulletin    October 17, 1929             Roll 5   Image 1206