Joan M <I>VanDenHende</I> Burkhead

Joan M VanDenHende Burkhead

Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 Feb 2014 (aged 75)
Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 125169360 · View Source
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Joan M. Burkhead, 75, of Rock Island, passed away Friday, February, 14, 2014 at UnityPoint Health-Trinity, Rock Island. Services for Mrs. Burkhead will be 10 am, Wednesday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Milan. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 - 7 pm, at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Avenue, Milan, where a Christian prayer service will be held at 4 pm. Inurnment will be at a later date at the Rock Island National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Jordan Catholic School, Rock Island.

Joan was born on June 17, 1938 in Rock Island, the daughter of Edmund and Madeline (VanHecke) VanDenHende. She married David Burkhead on February 13, 1960 in Rock Island. Mrs. Burkhead was a schoolteacher in the Jordan Catholic School System. She retired from teaching in 2001 after 30 plus years of teaching. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Milan and was a member of the church choir. She enjoyed being with her family and attending the sporting events of her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, David; mother, Madeline, Pennsville, New Jersey; children, Rick Burkhead, Grand Prairie, Texas, Bob (Mary) Burkhead, Morrison, Linda (Mike) Guay, San Diego, CA., Rita Entsminger, Davenport and Pamela (Rich) Hall, Milan; grandchildren, Ally Jo, Ryan, Lindsey, Alexandra, Alyn, Heather and Jason; great grandchild, Demi; siblings, Joyce (Bill) Short, Rock Island, Jeannie Gross, Pennsville, New Jersey and Julie Smith, Bettendorf.

Joan was preceded in death by her father.

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