Obituary for Mary Lou Burkholder


Mary Lou Burkholder

Mary Lou Burkholder, 77, Warsaw, Passed away Monday, March 24, 2014 at 9:05 a.m. at Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw. She was born on November 21, 1936 to George L. and Lois “Babe” (Neff) Burkholder in Warsaw.

She was a lifetime resident of Warsaw. She was a caregiver for the elderly and before that she was a manager for Greyhound, Western Union and Yellow Cab Company for many years. She was a member of the Fraternal Order Eagle Lodge, Warsaw.

Mary Lou enjoyed playing bingo, crafts and knitting.

She is survived by a son, Roger (and spouse Madeline) Burkholder of Warsaw; a daughter, Gina (Frank) Bono of Denver Colorado; Sisters, Sharon (and spouse Kenneth) Baugher of Warsaw; Barbara (and spouse Charles) Sleeth of Warsaw; a brother Owen Burkholder of Warsaw; grandchildren Anthony, Gianna and Sophie Burkholder, Alexia and Austin Bono. Eight nieces and one nephew, eighteen great nieces and nephews who called Mary Lou “Lulu”.

She is preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Charles “Chuck” Burkholder.

There will be a celebration of Mary Lou life on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw

Donations are to the American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate, 3816 Paysphere Cir. Chicago, IL. 60674



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