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Sylvia Arnette Witt Burklund
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1915
Fort Morgan
Morgan County
Colorado, USA
Death: May 27, 2009
Saunders County
Nebraska, USA

Sylvia A. Burklund 94, Wahoo, formerly of Lincoln, widow of Paul, died Wednesday (5/27/09). Born (1/26/15) in Ft. Morgan, Colo. to Carl and Frances (Harlow) Witt.

Ret. Secretary to the State Director of the Selective Service System for 33 years. Member: Saint Paul United Methodist Church; United Methodist Women; life member - Lincoln General Hospital Auxiliary; Chapter EE, P.E.O.; DOES; Republican Women's Club; Honorary Life Member - Norden Club.

Family members include brother, sister-in-law: Walter E. and Geraldine Witt, Lincoln; sister: Doris Fiedler, Grand Island; godson, spouse: Jerry and Barbara Burklund, Ceresco; nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews.

Preceded in death by parents; husband; brothers, Carl and Harold; sisters, Mildred, Helen, Rose, Edith and Anna.

Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday (5/30/09) at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 "M" Street. Pastor David J. Lux officiating. Memorials to Saint Paul United Methodist Church Foundation.

Visitation: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. Friday (5/29/09) with family greeting friends from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Roper and Sons, 4300 "O" Street; and one hour prior to service time at the church on Saturday. Condolences or personal reflections may be sent online at

Published in the Lincoln Journal Star from 5/28/2009 - 5/29/2009 
Family links: 
  Carl Frederick Witt (1879 - 1945)
  Frances Charlotte Harlow Witt (1881 - 1963)
  Paul C. Burklund (1907 - 2008)*
  Edith Frances Witt Phinney (____ - 1929)*
  William Witt (1902 - 1902)*
  Harold Montgomery Witt (1903 - 1975)*
  Mildred Curtis Witt Neal (1908 - 2006)*
  Rose Ellen Witt Turner (1909 - 1981)*
  Helen Caroline Witt Koch (1911 - 1981)*
  Sylvia Arnette Witt Burklund (1915 - 2009)
  Carl Frederick Witt (1917 - 2009)*
  Doris Esther Witt Fiedler (1919 - 2010)*
  Walter E. Witt (1921 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Wyuka Cemetery
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section 40, Lot 208, Grave 7
Maintained by: Alan Eugene Koch
Originally Created by: Leslie Hollander McVay
Record added: May 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37659061
Sylvia Arnette <i>Witt</i> Burklund
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Sylvia Arnette <i>Witt</i> Burklund
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Sylvia Arnette <i>Witt</i> Burklund
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