July 25, 1931 - November 13, 2021
Edwin D. Burr, age 90, of Bradley was called home on Saturday, November 13, 2021 and is now at peace with his Heavenly father. He was born July 25, 1931 in Bradley, the son of Edgar & Minnie (Newell) Burr. Edwin married Patricia A. Owen on July 10, 1954 at Maternity B.V.M. Catholic Church in Bourbonnais. They celebrated their 67th anniversary this past July. Edwin is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having serviced during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Bradley American Legion Post 766, St. Joseph Catholic Church of Bradley’s Holy Name Society, Bradley Moose Lodge #802, and a 4th degree knight with the Kankakee Knights of Columbus. Edwin worked for over 30 years for A.O. Smith’s Harvester until they closed the doors. He then worked as a mover for Red Ball Trucking and was a great mechanic at Armand’s Standard for many years. He retired in 1998 from IVEX Corporation, where he worked in Maintenance, taking care of electrical, computer, and whatever else needed repairs. Edwin loved to fish, work on old cars, and later he enjoyed doing word puzzles. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family. Surviving are his loving wife, Patricia Burr of Bradley; one daughter, Cheryl Lynn Burr of Bradley; one sister, Norma Jean Williams of Bradley; and many nieces and nephews. Edwin is preceded in death by his parents; paternal and maternal grandparents; and three sisters and four brothers-in-law, Wilma Jay & Frank Nolte, Betty & JJ Smith, Patricia & Robert Oberg, and Clarence “Shorty” Williams. Cremation rites have been accorded. Per Edwin’s request, there will be no public services held. Arrangements by Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais.
Edwin D. Burr, age 90, of Bradley was called home on Saturday, November 13, 2021 and is now at peace with his Heavenly father. He was born July 25, 1931 in Bradley, the son of Edgar & Minnie (Newell) Burr. Edwin married Patricia A. Owen on July... View Obituary & Service Information
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