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Edna Burger

December 14, 1914 — June 3, 2013

Edna Belle Burger, 98, of Creve Coeur, passed away at 10:41 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2013, at her home.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 7, 2013, at Clary Funeral Home, 3004 West Lake Avenue in Peoria, with Pastor Frank Noyes officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will be at Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria.
Edna was born on December 14, 1914 in Fiatt, a daughter of Henry Orian and Lessie Susan (McGinnis) Standard. She married Herbert Nelson Burger in Peoria in 1950. He preceded her in death on December 4, 1978 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents; son, Don Watson; sisters, Eva Jackson, Viola Fisher and Lola Lingenfelder; and great grandson, Jaxon Burger.
She is survived by her children, Richard Watson and Joyce (Paul) Sheldon of Pinellas Park, FL, Terry (Claire) Watson of Brandon, FL, Robert (Patty) Watson of Barnhart, MO, Jack (Sheryl) Burger of Peoria, Mike (Elaine) Burger of Creve Coeur and Gary (Tammy) Burger of Naples, FL; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Edna was a homemaker, loved crossword puzzles and music, being a self taught pianist, and was a loving mother and grandmother. She will be sorely missed.
Memorial contributions may be made in Edna’s memory to the American Heart Association.
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