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Edward Lee "Swede" Burklund
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1935
Death: Dec. 20, 2006

Brother of Elvin Oscar "Shorty" Burklund, Elvera Burklund Meredith, Margie Burklund Calhoun, and John Leroy Burklund.

Husband of Lorena Faye Phillips. They were married on June 12, 1959 in Travis County, Texas.


Edward 'Swede' Burklund of Dripping Springs passed away on Wednesday December 20, 2006 after a short battle with lung cancer.

He was preceded in death by his parents Oscar and Signe Burklund and brother Elvin Burklund.

He leaves behind his wife of 47 years, Lorena; two sons, Terry and his wife Lori of Blanco, Tx, and Troy and his wife Lori of Houston, Tx.; grandchildren Heath, Ryne, Cooper, Sydney and Ella Burklund; and step-grandchildren Josh, Chase and Leslie Howells. He is also survived by a brother Leroy Burklund and sisters Elvera Meredith, Margie Calhoun and husband Dan and sister-in-law Nancy Burklund, Mother-in-law Oleta Phillips, as well as numerous sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

Ed was a member of Fitzhugh Baptist Church, Onion Creek Masonic Lodge, and Dripping Springs Lions Club. His career spanned over 40 years in the auto industry.

Funeral Services will be held Friday December 22, 2006 at 10:00 a.m., at Fitzhugh Baptist Church with Rev. Don Duvall officiating. Burial will be in the Fitzhugh Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Oscar Nathaniel Burklund (1900 - 1979)
  Signe Wolander Burklund (1898 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  Lorena Faye Phillips Burklund*
 
 Sibling:
  Elvin Oscar Burklund (1928 - 1996)*
  Edward Lee Burklund (1935 - 2006)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fitzhugh Cemetery
Fitzhugh
Hays County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
Record added: Mar 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18306246
Edward Lee Swede Burklund
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- Loretta Sampson
 Added: Oct. 31, 2011
Never forgotten Brother...
- Diddy & Doodle
 Added: Feb. 7, 2011
Thoughts and prayers
- Dominick Manella
 Added: Nov. 21, 2010
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