Lynn J. Burdick, Edelstein, Dies
services for Lynn Jason Burdick, 65, were held Thursday afternoon 2:00
o’clock at the Tretheway funeral home in charge of Rev. Charles Smith of
the Princeville Methodist church. Burial was in the West Hallock
Mr. Burdick, son of Niles A. and Marvel Davis Burdick,
was born Oct. 9. 1880, at Edelstein, Ill., which was formerly known as
West Hallock, and died Monday, Dec. 3, 1945.
schooling in that community, he assisted his father in a blacksmith
shop, learning that trade, which he followed for many years.
June 12, 1901,hemarried Ethel Burtanna Bliss and to this union five
children were born, Leslie Burdick and Effie Pinkston of Edelstein,
Albert Burdick of Butler, Indiana, Ralph E. Burdick of Peoria and Neva,
all of whom survive but Neva, who died in infancy.
are his widow, three brothers, Welcome Burdick of Los Angeles Calif.,
and George Burdick of Peoria, ten grandchildren and a number of nieces
Since childhood, Mr. Burdick attended the Baptist
church in West Hallock, of which he was a member. He was of a sunny
disposition, was well liked by everyone and will be missed by his family
and a large group of friends.