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Gary A. Burnham

April 28, 1947 — October 22, 2023

Tampa, FL

Gary A. Burnham

Gary Allen Burnham passed away on October 22, 2023 in Tampa, Florida. He was born on April 28, 1947 in Aurora, Illinois.

He attended the Little Rock Country School and graduated in 1965 from Plano High School. He also attended Waubonsee Community College, Aurora University and Northern Illinois University. In 1968 he graduated LeChef de Cuisine from the Culinary Institute of Illinois.

While living in Plano, Gary was very active in the Odd Fellows and Rebekah Lodges, as well as the Lions Club.

Preceding him in eternal rest were his parents, Harold and Juanita Burnham, his grandparents, aunts, uncles and nieces.

He is survived by his brother, Roger (Carmen) Burnham of Hampshire; His sister, Jeannie Freeland of Kissee Mills, MO; Nephews, Michael (Christine) Burnham of Hampshire and Scott Kimpflin of Kissee Mills, MO; His niece, Christine (Michael) Loveless of Marengo; As well as extended family.

A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, December 28, 2023 from 9:00 – 11:00 A.M. at Beverage Family Funeral Home, 104 Terry St. Sandwich, IL 60548. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 A.M. with a graveside service to follow out to Little Rock Township Cemetery in Plano, IL.

Funeral arrangements were handled by Macdonald Funeral Home of Tampa, Florida; As well as Beverage Family Funeral Home in Sandwich, Illinois. Online condolences may be made at www.beveragefamilyfh.com

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Memorial Visitation

Thursday, December 28, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Beverage Family Funeral Homes - Sandwich

104 Terry St, Sandwich, IL 60548

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Memorial Service

Thursday, December 28, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Beverage Family Funeral Homes - Sandwich

104 Terry St, Sandwich, IL 60548

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