|Birth: ||Feb. 7, 1922|
|Death: ||Feb. 5, 2010|
OFFERLE - Irene Burkhart Katz, 87, was born on Feb. 7, 1922, in rural Offerle. Her parents were Rose Fox and Will T. Burkhart. Irene went home to her Savior on Feb. 5, 2010.
Country music was a very important part of her life. Irene played guitar and sang in several dance and country bands and did various concerts. She performed with the Sundown Serenaders along with her sister, Rita Haskell, and brother, Wilbur Burkhart, for a number of years.
Irene married the love of her life, Leonard, on Aug. 3, 1961, and became a loving homemaker and mother. She was a member of St. Nicholas Church and the Daughters of Isabella.
Irene was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Carlos and Wilbur Burkhart. Survivors include: her husband, Leonard; two daughters, Lorene and Wes Faulconer, Kansas City, and Loretta and Dr. Ozzie Binford, Corsicana, Texas; sister, Rita Haskell and husband Martin, Kinsley; and six grandchildren, Nicholas, Natasha and Mikhail Faulconer, and Raven, Audrey and Isabella Binford.
Parish vigil will be at 4 p.m. today at St. Nicholas Catholic Church. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial will follow in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to Catholic Services in care of St. Nicholas Church or McKillip Memorial Funeral Home, Kinsley. (From Hutchnews)
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery
Created by: Vivian Smith
Record added: Feb 07, 2010
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