SYCAMORE – Edwin R. Burgess III, 60, of Sycamore, Ill., died suddenly on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at his home.
Born Dec. 3, 1952, in Oak Lawn, the son of Edwin R. and Fern Burgess Jr., he married Dayle Bakes on Sept. 11, 1982.
Edwin was a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a bachelor's degree in industrial technology. He worked as a regional technology specialist for Sandvik Coromant for 10 years. His sense of humor and wonderful personality will always be remembered. Golfing, wood-working and ability to make beautiful jewelry were some of his incredible talents.
He is survived by his wife, Dayle; one son, Edwin R. Burgess IV (fiance, Brandie Lindo); one daughter, Rebecca (Justin) Haag; mother, Fern Burgess; and three sisters, Susan (Rick) Lambert, Carol (Rudy) Villareal and Ellen (Glen) Gozdel.
He was preceded in death by his father.
A visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Butala Funeral Home and Crematory in Sycamore, with a memorial service beginning at 7 p.m. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made for Edwin R. Burgess III, in care of Butala Funeral Home and Crematory, 1405 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL 60178.
For information or to sign the online guest book, visit www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com
or call 815-895-2833.