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Paul Pressley Burkert
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1935
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 2001
Marion County
Indiana, USA

From the Indianapolis, Indiana newspaper:

Paul P Burkert, 65, Indianapolis, died February 16th.

Paul graduated from Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana in 1954. In high school he participated in Booster Club, Hi-Y, Library Staff, SPQR, El Revezo Club, 10B Council, Varsity Footbal, Wrestling and Track.

He married Martha Irene McCleery on March 2, 1956 in Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana.

A member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 481, he was a union electrician 42 years, retiring in 1997.

He was a Navy Reserve veteran.

Services: 1 pm February 19th in Faith Baptist Church, Avon, of which he was a member.

Calling: 2 to 5 pm February 18th in Conkle Funeral Home, Hendricks County Chapel in Avon, and from noon February 19th in the church.

Burial: Floral Park West Cemetery (name changed to West Ridge Park Cemetery).

He was the widower of Martha I McCleery Burkert. Survivors: children - David, Matthew Burkert, Paula Hillman, Christina Datte, Jennifer Butters; sisters - Phyllis Beck, Virginia McClellan; brothers - Robert, Charles Jr and Steven Burkert; 11 grandchildren.

He died at age 65 years 1 month 27 days of agressive cancer that lasted just a few weeks. His wife, Martha, died of Lou Gehrig's disease on November 17, 2000. Paul cared for her and then was diagnosed with cancer and died three months after Martha.

The above photo taken in 1954.
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  Martha Irene McCleerey Burkert (1937 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
West Ridge Park Cemetery
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Charlene Harmon
Record added: Sep 02, 2011
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Paul Pressley Burkert
Added by: Charlene Harmon
Paul Pressley Burkert
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Here's to old BDHS. Your classmate, Charlene
 Added: Sep. 28, 2011
May you rest in peace. Your classmate, Charlene
 Added: Sep. 7, 2011

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