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Louise Burkhart

June 7, 1938 February 19, 2017
Louise Burkhart
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Louise Burkhart, 78 of Golconda, Illinois passed away February 19, 2017 at her home with loved ones.
She was a retired Optical Technician, having worked in Metropolis, Herrin and Lone Oak. She was always available for repairs and adjustments for friends and neighbors glasses.
Louise was born in Cunningham, KY on June 7, 1938. She attended Cunningham, Bandana and Heath schools in Kentucky. She was preceded in death by parents, James A. and Clyde Bean Peeples, a brother, Jimmie E. Peeples, brother-in-law, Richard Fuggiti, and her beloved daughter, Nancy Bridges-Mickelson.
Survivors include husband, Donald D. Burkhart and his children, Eugene Burkhart and wife Patti of Murfreesboro, TN; Clay Burkhart and wife Paula of Golconda, IL; sister, Jeanne Fuggiti and nephew, Greg Fuggiti of Marion, IL; brother, Steven R. Peeples and wife Ginger of Dawson Springs, KY; son-in-law, Alan Mickelson of Golconda, IL; niece, Beth Peeples of TX and nephew, Jimmie E. Peeples II of Arizona; step-grandchildren, Jason, Dustin and Caleb Burkhart. Her special “Springfield family” friends, Keith and Sandra Gentry, Scot and Michele Wiseman, Kate Wiseman, Meg Wiseman, Brad and Teri Gentry.
Louise was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Golconda, and the Golden Circle. She was a community volunteer and member of the fire board, library board, M*A*S*H 62938 and Pope Co. Historical Society. A priority for Louise was always to assist others and support her community.
Memorial contributions may be made to M*A*S*H 62938 cancer fund PO Box 673 Golconda, IL 62938 or Pope County Senior Citizens PO Box 246 Golconda, IL 62938 or Fire Board of Golconda

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First United Methodist Church

PO Box 117
Golconda, IL 62938

First United Methodist Church
PO Box 117 Golconda 62938 IL
United States

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M*A*S*H 62938

Pope County Senior Citizens

PO Box 246
Golconda, IL 62938

Fire Board

PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

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