Burton Rasche

Friday, November 16, 2001

Burton R. Rasche, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center.

He was born Jan. 27, 1927, at Gordonville, Mo., son of Alfred H. and Emma Deneke Rasche. He and Dolores Carbonara were married April 14, 1956, in Chicago.

Rasche worked at Marquette Cement Co., and retired from Ceramo in Jackson, Mo., in 1989. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Ronald Rasche; three daughters, Ruthann Jones of Brownfield, Texas, Rebecca Martin of Bangkok, Thailand, Robyn Rasche of Jackson; two sisters, Gladys Rasche of Cape Girardeau, Helen Esther Sheets of Sturgeon Bay, Wis.; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. Saturday.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The Rev. Gary Brothers will officiate. Burial will be in Zion United Methodist Cemetery at Gordonville.