Name: Edith Lillian Edmonds
Change Date: 31 MAY 2017
Birth: 8 OCT 1908 1 2
Death: 30 DEC 2005 in Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa 3 2
Burial: Burlington Memorial Park, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa 2
Obit from Find a Grave
Born Oct. 8, 1908, in Sperry, she was the daughter of Herbert and Vena Wunnenberg Edmonds. On Feb. 9, 1938, she married Martin Frederick Burgus in Burlington. He died on Jan. 1, 1995.
Mrs. Burgus was a homemaker and a farmer.
She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church. She was a 1926 graduate of Sperry High School and played on the girls basketball team that went to state. She enjoyed her church and indoor and outdoor gardening. She also enjoyed canning the fruits of her labor.
Survivors include one son, Gilbert Burgus of Corpus Christi, Texas; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, three brothers, and one sister.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bethany Lutheran Church.
The funeral for Mrs. Burgus will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, at Bethany Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Carl Engstrom officiating. Interment will be in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for the Bethany Lutheran Church.
Father: Herbert Edmonds b: 15 FEB 1867 in Monmouthshire, England
Mother: Alvina "Vera" Clara Wunnenberg b: 20 SEPT 1866 in Des Moines County, Iowa
Martin Frederick Burgus b: 9 APR 1909 in Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa
- Title: Celia Crawford
Abbrev: Celia Crawford
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