|Birth: ||May 11, 1913|
|Death: ||Jul. 2, 2002|
Son of Earl Burton and Hope Camille Everts.
Listed in 1920 Census, McHenry County, Chemung township, IL, age 6, with father Earl, 33, mother, Hope, 33, siblings Seymour, 10, William, 4, and Nellie, 1. All children listed as born in IL. Earl worked as a farmer.
Listed in 1930 Census, McHenry County, Chemung, IL, age 17, with father Earl, 43, mother Hope, 44, and siblings Seymour, 21, William, 14, and Nellie, 11. Earl worked as a farmer. Seymour worked as a general laborer on the farm. All born in Illinois, except Seymour born in Texas. Hope's father born in PA, and mother born in IL. Earl first married at age 22, Hope at age 23.
Harold married Cora Wheaton on Aug 29, 1934 in Chicago, IL. (wife's obituary names Woodstock instead of Chicago)
Listed in 1940 Census, McHenry County, Chemung, IL, age 27, with wife Cora, 28, daughter Judith, 4, and son Richard, 3. All born in IL, except Cora born in Minnesota. Harold worked as a dairy farmer. Lived close to Harold's brother, Seymour, 31.
Harold died at age 89. He was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Harvard, McHenry County, IL.
Obituary printed in Northwest Herald on Jul 3, 2002.
Harold M. Burton
HARVARD -- Harold M. Burton, 89, of Harvard, died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at his home.
He was born May 11, 1913, in Harvard, to Earl and Hope Camille (Everts) Burton. He married Cora M. Wheaton on Aug. 29, 1934, in Chicago. She preceded him in death on Oct. 22, 1995.
He was a lifelong farmer in the stateline area. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Harvard and the Harvard Moose Lodge No. 1289.
Survivors include five children, Judy Schilthelm of Walworth, Wis., Dick (Judy) Burton of Harvard, Larry Burton of Sharon, Wis., Darlene (Joseph) Cools of Woodstock and Ken (Kathy) Burton of Sharon; 16 grandchildren, Steve (Lysa) Schilthelm, Scott (Glenna) Schilthelm, Kathy (Wade) Anderson, Karen (Ron) Howe, Sheila (Bryan) Grabowski, Todd Burton, Jackie (Ben) Link, Matt (Kristen) Burton, Alan Burton, Kelly Burton, Julie Cools, Beth (Jeff) Connelly, Christopher Stabla, Dan Cools, Jason Burton, and Zach Burton.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Seymour and William; and a sister Nellie Moore.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 5, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St, Harvard.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dr. Jeff Borgerson officiating.
Interment will be in the Mount Auburn Cemetery in Harvard.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-943-5400.
Earl Burton (1886 - 1962)
Hope Camille Everts Burton (1886 - 1978)
Corabelle Mae Wheaton Burton (1912 - 1995)*
Seymour E Burton (1909 - 1968)*
Harold Maynard Burton (1913 - 2002)
William E Burton (1916 - 2000)*
Nellie Josephine Burton Moore (1918 - 1985)*
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Created by: Matt Randolph
Record added: Nov 06, 2012
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