Elsie <I>Waldbusser</I> Burgess

Elsie Waldbusser Burgess

Deer Creek, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Death 18 Nov 2000 (aged 86)
Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana, USA
Burial Orchardville, Wayne County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 32734449 · View Source
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Elsie Waldbusser Burgess was born October 15, 1914, in Deer Creek, IL, the daughter of Fred and Anna (Hacker)Waldbusser. She married Lloyd Burgess on July 30, 1936, in Morrison, IL. He died August 22, 1978. She was a member of Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Brush Creek Branch, Zenith. She was co-owner of Burgess General Merchandise, Zenith, for 25 years and was later employed by Brown Shoe Co., Flora.

Mrs. Burgess passed away at the age of 86 on Saturday, November 18, 2000 at Crestview Nursing Home, Vincennes, IN. Burial was at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Xenia. Arrangements were completed by Hosselton Funeral Home, Cisne. Memorials were established to the Alzheimer's Foundation and Brush Creek Campground, Zenith.

Survivors include three daughters, Delores (Roy)Flexter of Pontiac, MI, Patsy Donoho of Bourbonnais and Chris (Bob) Dagg of Orchardville; three sons, Eugene (Lucy) Burgess of Flora, Donald (Peggy) Burgess of Vincennes, IN, and Darrell (Wanda) Burgess of Cisne; a stepdaughter, Betty (Owen) Meade of Hypolux, FL; a sister, Dorothy (Fritz) Knapp of Morton; three brothers, Alfred (Dorothy) Waldbusser, Henry Waldbusser and Ernest(Florence) Waldbusser, all of Prophetstown; two sisters-in-law, Helen Waldbusser and Genevieve Waldbusser, both of Prophetstown; 13 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, her husband and three brothers.


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  • Created by: Jana Oppendike
  • Added: 7 Jan 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 32734449
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elsie Waldbusser Burgess (15 Oct 1914–18 Nov 2000), Find a Grave Memorial no. 32734449, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Orchardville, Wayne County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jana Oppendike (contributor 46982326) .