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Esther Weller Burkhard, 101, Casey Co., KY (1912-2014)

She was a native of Buchanan County, MO, and a longtime resident of Casey County, KY. She was the widow of Fred J. Burkhard, longtime publisher of the Casey County News. She leaves 10 direct living descendants. She will be laid to rest in Creston, Casey County, KY.
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Esther Weller Burkhard, 101, died Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Liberty Care Center, Liberty, KY.

Funeral services are 10amCT/11amET, Friday, August 15, 2014, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 756 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY. Burial is in Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery at Creston, Casey County, KY. Visitation was Thursday, August 14, 2014, 6pm-9pmET, at the funeral home.

Esther Weller Burkhard, Casey Co., KY (1912-2014)

Born Saturday, December 7, 1912 in Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, MO. She was the daughter of the late Philip P. and Hattie Williams Weller. She died Saturday, August 9, 2014, in Liberty, Casey County, KY at the age of 101 years, eight months, and two days.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Fred J. Burkhard, a sister, and a brother. Survivors include:
  • Two children: Elanor Burkhard Brawner (Larry) of Elizabethtown, KY and John P. Burkhard (Trudy) of Lexington, KY

  • Four grandchildren

  • and four great-grandchildren
Expressions of sympathy can be given to Mt. Pleasant Church, c/o Shirley Land, 183 Jim Lee Rd. Liberty, KY 42539.

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Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 756 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY

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Esther Weller Burkhard, 101, Casey Co., KY (1912-2014)

2014-08-15 - 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY. - Photo from McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Esther Weller Burkhard, 101, Casey Co., KY (1912-2014)

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