Feb. 28, 1842 Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA
May 31, 1901 Penrose Whiteside County Illinois, USA
wife of Jeremiah Jesse Burger Daugher of Mathias & Elizabeth (O'Brist) Schick
ANNA ELIZABETH (SCHICK) BURGER, died at her home two miles east of Penrose in Lee county last night at 9 o'clock from blood poisoning. She has been sick for several years her trouble originating in a sore on her foot which ultimately spread poisoning her whole system. The funeral will be held Sunday at 1:00 o'clock at the late residence and at 2 o'clock at the East Jordan Church. Rev. Groff of Coleta will have charge of the service and the interment will be at the parish burying ground at the church. Annie Schick was born in Pennsylvania and was fifty-nine years old at the time of her death. She came here with her parents when she was about seven months old and has lived near Penrose ever since being one of the old settlers of Jordan and consequently very well known in that vicinity and here. She was married thirty-seven years ago to Mr. Burger, who with his daughter Mrs. Ruth Sivits, survive. Four brothers, Mathias Schick of Jordan, Charles Schick of Hume, George Schick of Marshalltown, Iowa and William Schick of Syracuse, N Y, also survive. The deceased was a member of the W.C.T.U. and was beloved by all who knew her. She has a wide circle of friends from which she will be missed and especially from among the pioneers who have transformed Whiteside from the Prairies to what it is now. Funeral of Mrs. J. Burger - Service Held Sunday at 2:00 O'clock at the East Jordan Church. The funeral of the late Mrs. Jerry Burger, who died Friday night was held Sunday. There were short services at the house at 1:30 after which the procession went to the East Jordan church where the services were held at 2 o'clock. The deceased being an old settler and very widely known, the funeral was one of the largest ever held in Jordan for years. There were a number of beautiful floral tributes and Rev. Groff of Coleta preached a very beautiful sermon. The remains were interred in the church yard. The following were the pall bearers: Toby Crator, Enoch Bete, William Straw, John McClarey, Z. Hess and M. Kidder.(Source: The Sterling Gazette, Sterling, Illinois, 1 June 1901].