Shelbyville Daily Union

Obituaries

October 23, 2013

Glenn "Otto" Burger

SHELBY COUNTY — Glenn "Otto" Burger

Charleston

Glenn “Otto” Burger, 97, Charleston, Illinois, formerly of Decatur, Illinois, passed away at 6:03 AM Monday Oct. 14, 2013 at Lakewood Village in Charleston, IL.

Glenn was born February 29, 1916 to William and Gertrude Reid Burger in Clarksville, Illinois. He married Ava Pogue on July 23, 1943. They were married over 50 years, until her passing.

Glenn served his country honorably in the Navy during WWII. He taught school in the Decatur area and later worked as an inspector for Caterpillar.

Surviving are his daughter Judy Davis and her husband Doug of Charleston, Illinois and granddaughters, Amy Davis Ealy of Urbana, Illinois and Emily Davis Friedrich of Champions Gate, Florida.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday October 26, 2013 at Glenwood Cemetery in Shelbyville, Illinois. Dr. Mark Prevo will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home on Saturday. Military Rites will be performed by the Shelby County Honor Guard. Arrangements are entrusted to Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Memorials may be made in Glenn’s memory to the Eastern Illinois University Foundation. Online condolences may be directed to the Family at JKDavis@eiu.edu

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