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Opal Freida Luthe Burns
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1920
Richland County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 19, 2008
Olney
Richland County
Illinois, USA

Opal F. Burns, 88, of Olney, died at 2:45 a.m. Monday, May 19, 2008, at Burgin Manor in Olney.

Visitation will be at noon Friday at Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Brad Garner officiating. Burial will be in Crest Haven Memorial Park in rural Claremont.

Mrs. Burns was born January 9, 1920, in Richland County. The daughter of Orville and Altha (Rogers) Luthe. She married Ray Simen in 1935 and he preceded her in death on December 6, 1965. She married Robert E. Burns in 1968 and he preceded her in death on August 5, 1986. She retired from International Shoe Factory.

She is survived by sons, Leon "Jack" Leroy Simon and his wife, Martha, of Jacksonville, Ark., Robert Allen Simon his and wife, Shirley, of Dix, Albert "Joe" Lee Simon and his wife Ruth, of Olney, and Loren (Mick) Frederick Simon and his wife Nona, of Olney; daughters, Gladys Marie Scherer, of Olney, daughter, Marilyn Sue Anderson, of Olney, daughter, Shirley Joan Derrow and her husband Rex, of Auburn, Ind.; 13 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren, and three great-great-great-grandchildren, sister, Mary (Beatrice) Nance, Spencerville, Ohio.

Mrs. Burns is preceded in death by parents, husband, son Kenneth La Verne, brothers, Byrle, Adolphus F. and William, sisters, Vivian Jenkins and Genevieve Lenard, and three great-great-grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Fredrick Orville Luthe (1886 - 1986)
  Altha Florence Rogers Colborn (1893 - 1981)
 
 Spouses:
  Ray Isle Simen (1915 - 1965)
  Robert Earl Burns (1921 - 1986)*
 
 Children:
  Kenneth Laverne Simen (1941 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  Vivian Rosetta Luthe Jenkins (1912 - 1970)*
  Mary Beatrice Luthe Nance (1917 - 2014)*
  Opal Freida Luthe Burns (1920 - 2008)
  Marie Luthe Lenard (1925 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crest Haven Memorial Park
Claremont
Richland County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Lady In Black
Record added: May 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27053889
Opal Freida <i>Luthe</i> Burns
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Opal Freida <i>Luthe</i> Burns
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- Lady In Black
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 Added: May. 20, 2012

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