Marvin L. Burkhart

Death:Friday, October 12, 2012
Ogle Co, Illinois

Marvin L. Burkhart, 81, of Leaf River died Friday October 12, 2012 in Serenity Hospice Home, Oregon. He was born November 26, 1930 in Rockford, IL the son of Jesse & Florence Alden Burkhart. He married Sandra Hunt on November 17, 1956 in Rockford. Marvin was a Navy Veteran, member of the Leaf River American Legion, Leaf River Baptist Church, Leaf River Lions Club, Ogle County Farm Bureau, and the Ogle County Pork Producers. He was also a board member of the Leaf River Fire Dept. and the Rock River Co-Op. Marvin farmed in the Leaf River area for many years and enjoyed bowling. Survivors include his wife, Sandra; daughter, Wendy Burkhart of Freeport; son, Kim Burkhart of Leaf River; granddaughter, Tanya Canfield; great grandchildren, Jacob Christensen and Cole Canfield; and sister, Lavonne (Ted) Bacino of Leaf River. He was preceded in death by his parents and daughters, Cindy & Tracy. Funeral services will be held Tuesday October 16, 2012 at 10:30 AM in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 506 W. Merchant St., Byron with Pastor Randy Newton officiating. Burial will be in Byron Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday from 5:00-8:00 PM in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Serenity Hospice and Home.

Source: Mortuary Obit

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