OBITUARY

Edwin R. Burger

November 9, 1925November 17, 2013
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Edwin R. Burger, 88, of Davenport, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013 at Ridgecrest in Davenport. Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm at the Konig Chapel at Ridgecrest. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 am until 1:00 pm at the Runge Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ridgecrest Foundation. Inurnment will be at National Cemetery, Rock Island, IL. Online condolences may be left at www.rungemortuary.com Edwin was born November 9, 1925 in Chicago, IL; the son of Edwin R. and Edith (Carss) Burger. He married Kay B. VanHarpen on September 1, 1956iin Milwaukee, WI. She preceded him in death on November 8, 1994. Edwin graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1953 with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering. He also attended the University of Illinois as a graduate student and was a registered professional engineer in Wisconsin. He worked for Phillips Petroleum Company in McGregor, TX from 1953 until 1955 and then for the City of Milwaukee from 1955 until 1958. He was employed by the Corps of Engineers in both the Sacramento, CA and Rock Island Districts. He retired March 31, 1993 from the US Army Material Command Installation and Services Activity, Rock Island Arsenal with over 34 years of federal civil service experience. He enjoyed his children, grandchildren, playing cards, dancing, big band era music and Northern Wisconsin. He was a life-time Green Bay Packers fan. Along with his wife, Edwin was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Donald Paul and Robert James. Those left to honor his memory include his sons and daughter-in-law, Dean and Andrea Burger, Sioux City, IA; Alan, Davenport, Lyle, Milwaukee, WI; daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and David McCloy, Clinton, IA; Jane and Jon McKeever, Lyndon Station, Wi .; grandchildren, Jordan, Nick, Nate, and Andrew Burger and Logan and Kelsie McKeever.

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 23, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, November 23, 2013
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Edwin R. Burger

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Rene Stancil

November 23, 2013

My heart goes out to all of you. There are simply no words that can take your hurt away, I am so sorry for your loss
Rene Stancil

John Achrazoglou

November 20, 2013

Al – So sad to hear about your father's passing. Cherish your memories with him and he will live forever in your heart. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help. Thinking about you – The Achrazoglou family

Jo and Mike

November 20, 2013

Al, I'm so sorry to hear about your Dad. He is at peace now though. Let us know if there's anything we can do for you or that you need. He's with Mom now and smiling down on you and Andrew.

Martha Burger

November 20, 2013

Martha Burger

November 20, 2013

Martha Burger

November 20, 2013

Martha Burger

November 20, 2013

Martha Burger

November 20, 2013

I was so sorry to hear of Uncle Ed's passing. Looking at the pictures in the photo gallery made me smile. I know that all three of the Burger brothers are up in heaven right now enjoying each others company! I am thinking of you and sending prayers your way!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY