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Ione M. Burgess

January 5, 1927 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 94)

Obituary

Ione M. Burgess, 94, of Atkinson, passed away on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at Hammond Henry Hospital – Emergency Department, Geneseo. A funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 15, 2021, at Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory – Atkinson Chapel. Deacon Nick Simon will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Anthony Cemetery, Atkinson. Visitation will be held from 9:00 – 11:00 on Monday, November 15, 2021, at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to Geneseo Fire Department, Geneseo Ambulance Service, and Atkinson Fire & Rescue.

 

Ione was born on January 5, 1927, the daughter of William and Sadie (Wyffels) Doubler, in Atkinson, IL. She graduated from Atkinson High School. On November 24, 1946, Ione and Junior F. “Pokey” Burgess were united in marriage. He preceded her in death in 1980. Ione was a member of the Atkinson Rolle Bolle Club, Women of the Moose, and St. Anthony Altar & Rosary Society. She enjoyed baking, playing piano, fishing, and playing rolle bolle. She especially loved spending time with her family.

 

Those left to cherish her memory include her loving children, Denise Durbin, Geneseo, IL and Mark (Mary) Burgess, Fulton, IL; grandchildren, Jeremy (Jenny) Burgess, Nathan (Alicia) Burgess, and Patrick Burgess; and five-great grandchildren with two more on the way.

 

Ione was preceded in death by her parents, William and Sadie; her husband, “Pokey” Burgess; sister, Irene Doubler; and brothers, Lawrence Doubler, William Doubler, and Alvin Doubler.

 

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 Service Program


Services

Visitation
Monday
November 15, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Vandemore Funeral Home - Atkinson
214 South State Street
Atkinson, IL 61235

Funeral Service
Monday
November 15, 2021

11:00 AM
Vandemore Funeral Home - Atkinson
214 South State Street
Atkinson, IL 61235

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