Bercu, Tobiah (Unknown - April 1, 1918)
MRS. T. BERCU ASPHYXIATED
Douglas Enterprise - April 2, 1918The following item in regard to the death of Mrs. Tobiah Bercu, mother of George and Louis D. Bercu of this city, appeared in the Saturday issue of one of the Omaha papers. Misses Bercu left at once on receipt of the news to look after the burial of the body.
"Mrs. Tobiah Bercu, 60 years old, was found dead from accidental asphyxiation early last night in her home at 2410 Indiana avenue.
"Police Surgeon Nigro said the woman had been dead several hours.
"She lived alone, Mrs. Sam Rosenbaum, 2411 Indiana, broke open a screen door and found the lifeless body on the floor in a middle room.
"A gas jet on a kitchen range was turned on."