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Glenn E. Burley


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Glenn E. Burley Obituary
Meeker resident, Glenn E. Burley, died on Monday, August 17, 2015, at
the Walbridge Wing in Meeker, Colorado. He was 89. Military honors
were presented by the VFW Post 4265 & American Legion Post 62 at 11:00
a.m., Saturday, August 22, 2015, at the Craig Cemetery.
Glenn E. Burley was born the son of Warren Leslie and Minnie Bell
(Johnson) Burley on October 8, 1925, in Akron, Colorado. He spent his
childhood and attended schools in Akron.
During World War II, Glenn honorably served his country with the
United States Army. He served in Normandy and the Battle of the
Bulge.
On September 25, 1947, Glenn married the love of his life, Edrie E.
Baker in Yuma, Colorado. To this union, three sons were born. The
couple resided in Denver for many years before settling and retiring
in Meeker in the 1980's. During retirement, Glenn and Edrie enjoyed
spending their winters in Phoenix. Glenn and Edrie celebrated their
67th wedding anniversary last fall.
Glenn, a retired sheet metal worker, enjoyed hunting, fishing up river
in Meeker, golfing, playing horseshoes and going dancing. He was a
member of Sheet Metal Worker Local 9 and an active member of the VFW
Post 9644. More importantly, he was a devoted husband and loving
father and grandfather.
Glenn is survived by his wife, Edrie Burley of Meeker; three sons and
their wives: Glenn (Cheryl) Burley Jr., Jeffery (Jane) Burley and
Bart (Patricia) Burley all of Craig; two granddaughters, Kristy (Brad)
King and Scotia (Jerimiah) Pepping both of Craig; and three grandsons:
Shawn, Cole and Eric Burley all of Craig. He is further survived by
four great grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren.
Glenn was preceded in death by his parents, eight brothers and one sister.
Flowers and condolences may be sent to the family at 565 Rose St.,
Craig, Colorado 81625.
Published in Akron News-Reporter on Sept. 2, 2015
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