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Kenneth Lee Burill

March 20, 1937 ~ November 10, 2020 (age 83)


Kenneth Lee Burill age 83, of Holgate, died early Tuesday morning, November 10, 2020 at Mercy Defiance Hospital.

Kenny was born March 20, 1937 to A.P. and Carrie (Hess) Burill in Pleasant Bend.  He graduated from Holgate High School.  He is a United States Army veteran and member of the AMVETS, New Bavaria.  Kenny was a clerk at Gebhardt Store, Pleasant Bend for 30 years and at the VFW in New Bavaria, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents: a sister, Arlene Hagerman, three brothers: A. Marion, Roland and Walter, and a nephew, Gary Rothman.  He is survived by two nieces, Joyce (Rothman) Beiswenger, Karen (Burill) Gilliland, one nephew, David Burill and step-nephews and nieces Abby (Stevens) Kruse, Randy Vance and Julie (Vance) Stout.  He is also survived by his many “best friends” who he always looked forward to seeing, as the same as they looked forward to seeing him.

There will be a graveside service with military honors in Pleasant Township Cemetery, Road Y, New Bavaria on Friday, November 13 2020 at 11:00 am with Reverend Ed Briggemam officiating.  Memorials in the name of Kenneth Burill can be made to Emanuel’s Christian Church, or to the choice of the doner.

Due to the pandemic, masks will be required, and social distancing encouraged.

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Graveside Service

Pleasant Township Cemetery
Road Y
New Bavaria, OH 43548-9719

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