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Orlin R. Burkett

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Orlin R. Burkett, 90, of Springville, died Friday at Bloomington Hospital.

He was dairy farmer and carpenter. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include two daughters, Ingrid Fitch of Bloomfield and Karen Wright of Springville; one son, Michael Burkett of Springville and one brother, Keith Burkett of North Carolina; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his parents, two grandsons, Aaron and Brent Boruff.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. central standard time Tuesday at Pleasant View Cemetery, south of Palestine, Ill. with Tim Wright officiating.

Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.