July 18, 2009
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 2:00pm Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 12-2pm
LeeAnna Burkholder 69 of North Lewisburg, passed away, Saturday, July 18, 2009 in the Regency Hospital of Columbus.
She was born August 20, 1939 in San Francisco, CA the daughter of Virginia Lee (Perkins) and Jules Roger Lavergne.
LeeAnna retired from Grimes Honeywell. She enjoyed collecting Pegasus & Unicorns, reading and puzzles. She was a true homemaker, she loved to cook, sew and play games with her grandchildren. LeeAnna was a very loving and giving person.
She is survived by her husband, David R. Burkholder, her daughters, Holly Burkholder of Marysville and Helena Burkholder of Obetz, step-son, Roger Burkholder of Paducah, KY; 5 grandchildren, Renee Waggoner, Miranda (Nathan) Streb, Amanda Wampler, Samantha Wampler and Richard Marchese; Julie (Charles) Jaster of Gettysburg, PA, as well as several nieces & nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Vincent Charles Maffei.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2009 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral home North Lewisburg. The family will receive friends from 12 – 2 p.m. in the funeral home. Following LeeAnna’s wishes her body will be cremated.
Memorial contributions may be made to, Oceanic Preservation Society
443 Juniper, Boulder, CO 80304; Orca Foundation, 1032 Irving Street PMB 1006
San Francisco, CA 94122 or to the Cancer Association of Champaign County, P. O. Box 38125, Urbana, Ohio 43078. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.