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Evelyn Rea Burken
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1910
Keokuk
Lee County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 2009
Battle Creek
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA

Evelyn Burken, of Battle Creek, age 98, died October 1, 2009, at Lifespan Good Samaritan Hospice Residence. Evelyn was born October 23, 1910, in Keokuk, IA, the daughter of Mary Ann (Barrett) and David Rea.

She married Cletus O. Burken in August 1935 in Keokuk, IA. He preceded her in death in 1976. She was a 51 year resident of Clinton, Iowa, before moving to Battle Creek in 1993. She was a member of St. Jerome Catholic Church, Burnham Brook Senior Center and a resident at Northpointe Woods.

She is survived by her daughter, Judith of Battle Creek; niece, Patricia Rea of Dallas City, IL; a great nephew, James Moraniec of Burlington, IA; a nephew, Robert Burken and his family of Clinton, IA; several other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five brothers, a sister and a niece.

Visitation will be held Sunday, from 2 to 4:00 p.m. and 6 to 8:00 p.m., at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, at St. Jerome Catholic Church with The Rev. John Tran officiating. Burial will be in Clinton, IA.

In Lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to the Northpointe Woods Resident Scholarship Program or Masses at St. Jerome Church.

Published in the Battle Creek Enquirer on 10/3/2009 
 
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 Parents:
  David Rea (1874 - 1928)
  Mary Ann Barrett Rea (1877 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Cletus Otto Burken (1898 - 1976)
 
 Siblings:
  Marie R Rea Hise (1901 - 1919)*
  John David William Rea (1908 - 1974)*
  Evelyn Rea Burken (1910 - 2009)
  James Rea (1917 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Boniface Cemetery
Clinton
Clinton County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Jean(C.J.Vought)Green
Record added: Oct 03, 2009
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Evelyn <i>Rea</i> Burken
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Evelyn <i>Rea</i> Burken
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Evelyn <i>Rea</i> Burken
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