The deceased's father, Carl (Charles) Raymond Fredrick von Rucks, as the family knew him to be, married Margaret Beatrice Walker in Perth in 1903. Their known children were: William Thomas born 1902; Helen Marion; Elsie Helena born in November 1904; Cyril Frederick born 1906. Helen Marion died of pneumonia in Kookynie on 8 August 1904. Her story is also told in this website. She is buried in Kookynie Cemetery.