THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Eugenie M. Buss
Issue Date: April 18, 2013
Friends called on Friday, April 12 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Green Bay from noon until time of the funeral service at 1 p.m., for Eugenie M. Mimi Buss, 98, of Green Bay.
Rev. Scott Malme officiated and burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Suring. Blaney Funeral Home, Green Bay assisted the family. She died Wednesday, April 10.
Born Oct. 26, 1914 in New York, N.Y. to the late Fred and Eugenie (Robert) Maxie, she spent the early years of her life living in Paris, France, where she studied ballet and attended convent schools.
After her mother died in 1922 her family returned to the United States. In 1927 she and her family returned to France and in 1929 returned again to America. In 1933 she met Harold E. Buss in Suring and they were married on Sept. 12, 1933. He preceded her in death in July of 1991. Together they owned and operated a general store in Suring, but she spent most of her time as a devoted wife and homemaker. She enjoyed baking especially for her grandchildren.
Among survivors are two children, Joanne Hanson and Harold R. Bob (special friend, Renetta) Buss; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a nephew, Dean (Dorothy) Westmeyer.
Besides her parents and her husband, Harold, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Gerald Hanson and many friends.