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William Burdick
Des Moines

William Edward Burdick, 93, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston.

William was born August 22, 1925 to Fay and Florence Burdick in Des Moines, Iowa. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed cheering on Notre Dame, UNI, Iowa State, U of I, Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs. He enjoyed reading, especially about the Old West and was quite an authority on the subject. He had a fondness for the outdoors and wildlife, and was an animal lover. He liked Mexican food and sweets, pie being his favorite.

William was preceded in death by his wife Gloria, parents Fay and Florence Burdick.

He is survived by his sons Dennis Burdick and Joseph Burdick, four grandchildren – Felicia Burdick, Celeste Burdick, Chelsea Kennedy, and Dontai Scott, five great-grandchildren – Gabriela Chavez, Bianca Chavez, Alejandro Chavez, Bella Hamulic and Monte Kennedy, a host of nieces and nephews in the Des Moines area and around the country, including two nieces Jodi Feight and Tanya Schraeder with whom he had a very special bond, and his cat Bailey.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 19, 2019 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 15 Indianola Road, Des Moines, with visitation one hour prior to the Mass. There will be a lunch provided at American Legion Hispanic Post 731, 1511 S Union Street, Des Moines immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Anthony Catholic Church.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.

Service Details

Visitation:
Monday, August 19, 2019
10:00 to 11:00 am
St. Anthony Catholic Church
15 Indianola Road
Des Moines
Service:
Monday, August 19, 2019
11:00 am
St. Anthony Catholic Church
15 Indianola Road
Des Moines
Disposition:
Cremation following services
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines
Arrangements:
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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