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Obituaries

July 19, 2013

Virginia Ann Burow (Ray)

MONTICELLO — Virginia Ann Burow (Ray), 85, of Monticello, formerly of Danville, passed away at 3:55 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the Kirby Medical Center in Monticello.

She was born Oct. 4, 1927, in Danville, the daughter of Fermer and Estella A. Anders Price.

Surviving are four children, Mike (Mary Carver) Burow of Florida, Sandy (Tom) Burmeister of Evansville, Ind., Susie Burton of Monticello and Paul (Cindy) Burow of Rantoul; a brother, Howard (Sandy) Price; and two sisters, Viola Pepping and Ann (Harold) Holycross; grandchildren, Sean and Chris Burow, Angie Burmeister, Tisha Clark, Kim Burmeister, Lis Drebes, Lynn Bartimus and Darian and Kaylee Burow; and eight great-grandchildren.

Virginia had worked at General Electric in Danville until her retirement and had been a member of the Women’s Auxiliary at Danville United Church of Christ.

She loved flower gardening, bird watching and table games. Most of all, Virginia enjoyed taking care of others.

A service for Virginia will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, July 22, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville. Pastor Susan Shanks will officiate. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 21, also at Sunset in Danville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Danville United Church of Christ, Presence Covenant Hospice, the Piatt County Nursing Home or Maple Point Supportive Living.

Please join the family in sharing memories on Virginia’s Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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