Virlee C. Burger, 88, Ferdinand

Virlee BurgerVirlee C. Burger, 88, of Ferdinand, died Monday (March 13) at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand. She was born in Ferdinand to John and Isabelle (Altmeyer) Schreiner. She married Bob Burger, Sr. April 20, 1948, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church.

Virlee was a lifelong member of St. Ferdinand Parish and its St. Anne’s Sodality. She retired as a school custodian, and enjoyed playing cards, games, and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Bob Burger, Sr.; one son, Terry (Marla) Burger and wife Maria, Ferdinand; two daughters, Connie Lueken and husband Tom and and Donna Trafton, all of Ferdinand; daughter-in-law Ruth Burger, Ferdinand; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one son, Bob Burger, Jr., one son-in-law, Gary Trafton, one great-grandson, Abram Burger, and one brother, Hubert Weyerbacher.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday and from 7-9:30 a.m. Friday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Online condolences may be made at www.becherfuneralhome.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Ferdinand Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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