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 Edward Arthur Burre

Edward Arthur Burre

Birth
Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Death 4 Aug 1959 (aged 45)
Pottawatomie County, Kansas, USA
Burial Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 76223914 · View Source
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Ed was born and raised in Leavenworth County, Kansas. He was the son of Fred Burre, Sr., and Eda Maasz Burre. His family owned and operated Burre Fruit Farm.

Ed was a veteran of World War II. He entered the Army at Fort Leavenworth on September 6, 1941 and received the Purple Heart and distinguished unit badge. He was discharged on October 11, 1945.

On August 4, 1959, Ed died in an automobile accident, along with his father, Fred Burre, Sr.,brother John Burre, and Leavenworth County Agent, Lyle Engle. Another brother, Art Burre, was injured in the accident, but survived. They were on their way to Kansas State University at Manhattan to attend a horticulture field day. The three-car accident happened about ten miles south of Wamego, Kansas. A car hit the rear of another car and ended up flipping over on top of the car carrying the Burre family.


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  • Created by: Eileen Manning
  • Added: 9 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76223914
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Arthur Burre (8 Jan 1914–4 Aug 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76223914, citing Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Eileen Manning (contributor 47211839) .