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James M. Burton

October 22, 1938 — November 29, 2023

Waterloo, IL

James M. "Mike" Burton, 85, of Waterloo, IL, died November 29, 2023, in Waterloo, IL. He was born October 22, 1938, in Poplar Bluff, MO.

 He is survived by his wife Jodi Burton (nee Ritchie); children Julie (Jeff) Roy, Stacey (Tom) Schilling, and Michael Eric (Meghan) Burton; grandchildren Jack (Lauren Wheeler) Roy, Reid and Rowan Schilling, and Emma Bertrand and Nick Burton; great granddaughter Lydia K. Roy; brothers-in-law John T. (Laurie) Dacus and Michael W. Ritchie; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

 He is preceded in death by his 1st wife Sarah Anne Burton (nee Dacus) and parents Donald C. & Marjorie (nee Knox) Burton.

 Mike was a member of United Church of Christ, Waterloo Jaycee's past president, JCI Senator, Waterloo Masonic Lodge, and retired teacher association. He was also a Kloepper player and bowler.

 

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 

House of Neighborly Service

Vitas Hospice

or Donor's Choice

 

Memorial Visitation:

 3 PM to 7 PM Friday, December 1, 2023 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL

 9 AM until time of service Saturday at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Floraville, IL

 

Memorial Service:

 10 AM Saturday, December 2, 2023 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Floraville, IL

 Pastor Matt Friz officiating

 Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Memorial Visitation

Friday, December 1, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Memorial Visitation

Saturday, December 2, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Paul United Church of Christ (Floraville)

100 Koerner St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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Memorial Service

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Paul United Church of Christ (Floraville)

100 Koerner St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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