|Birth: ||Sep. 21, 1927|
|Death: ||Jul. 15, 2009|
TREMONT, IL - Bernice M. Burkholder, 81, of Tremont, died at 12:05 AM Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at Morton Villa Care Center in Morton, IL.
She was born September 21, 1927 in South Pekin to Walter E. and Stella Woods Horton.
Surviving are three sons, Steven (Bonnie) Burkholder of Montpieler, VT, Brad (Barbara) Burkholder of Peaks Island, MA, and Mark (Marianne) Burkholder of The Northeast Kingdom, VT; twin daughters, Paula Burkholder and Pamela McNaughton, both of Barre, VT; 16 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; one brother, Virgil (Dorothy) Horton of Loveland, CO; twin sister, Bernise (Leonard) Lacefield of Pekin.
Bernice was a homemaker and was site manager for the Tremont Senior Nutrition Program for 8 ½ years. She was active in the Tremont Sesquicentennial Celebration in 1985.
She was multi talented with her hands creating jewelry and quilts.
Her funeral will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, July 18, 2009 at Davis Mortuary, Tremont Chapel. Bernice's brother, Rev. Virgil M. Horton, will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:45 AM Saturday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery, rural Tremont.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus, 2000 W. Pioneer Pkwy, Ste 24 Peoria, IL 61615.
Walter E Horton (1894 - 1984)
Stella E Woods Horton (1900 - 1991)
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Jul 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39790051
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