Marks Mortuary - Wood River Illinois

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Doris Jean Burger, 92, passed away 2:20 am, Monday, October 5, 2020 at Integrity Healthcare in Godfrey.

Born July 14, 1928 in Sterling, NE, she was the daughter of Thomas Walter and Elsie Mae (Powell) Walker.

Doris had worked and retired as a surgical technician at St. Joseph Hospital in Alton.

On November 1, 1944 in Belleville, KS, she married Stanley Burger.  He died December 31, 1999.

Surviving are a son David Burger of Hurst, IL; daughters, Helen Crause of Godfrey, Nancy (Larry) Blankenship of Alton, Cathy (Gregg) Riggins of Vandalia; nine grandchildren, Lisa Crause, Jim Crause, Jeff Evans, Dana Martin, Gretchen Holoman, Tiffany Smith. Melissa Riggins, Thomas Riggins, Janice Henderson; 14 great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; brother, Walter walker of Hastings, NE; and sister, Helen Nicholson of Cummings, GA.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; grandson, Duane Blankenship; sister, Vera Payne; and son-in-law, Jim Crause.

Visitation will be from 10 am until time of service at 12 pm on Thursday, October 8 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.  Father Tom Liebler will officiate.

Burial will follow in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Godfrey.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Foundation.

 

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