Marvin Burroughs

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marvin O. Burroughs, 88, of Perryville, formerly of Frohna, Mo., died Monday, June 20, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville.

He was born May 19, 1917, at Frohna, son of Otto and Magdalena Mueller Burroughs. He and Bernice Hellwege were married Oct. 19, 1941.

Burroughs was a farmer, a member of Concordia Lutheran Church, Lutheran Layman's League and past church trustee in Frohna.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Larry M. Burroughs of Frohna; a daughter, Bonnie M. Burroughs of Chapel Hill, N.C.; a sister, Mildred Miesner of Farrar, Mo.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and two sisters.

Friends may call from 4:30 to 8 p.m. today and from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Young and Sons East Perry Chapel in Altenburg, Mo.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna, with the Rev. Wayne Palmer officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.