Franklin BURTON

BURTON; Franklin Oliver

April 22, 1923 – August 11, 2015

Frank passed peacefully after a long illness. Predeceased by his wife, Evelyn, of 65 years, his daughter Annabelle, and his son Ernest. Survived by children; Ethel Baron, Isabel (Bruce) Jardine, Linda (Peter) Tagmann, Brenda Vervoort, Shirley Burton, Wayne Burton and by 6 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. He also has 4 surviving sisters. An avid gardener, inventive builder, and craftsman. Born in Swan River, Manitoba, and farming in the Big Woody area, the family moved west, eventually settling in Chilliwack where they made their home for the last quarter century. Always ready with a joke, full of smiles and laughs, and always ready for lunch out. He was a war veteran and his duty will always be remembered. He will be missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society (BC or Canada). Funeral services will be held on August 27th at 11:00 am at Carman United Church, 7258 Vedder Road, Chilliwack, BC.

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