ELBURN – Burton W. Von Ohlen, 92, of Elburn passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at his home. He was born Dec. 10, 1920, in Hinckley.
Burton is survived by his wife, Lucille Von Ohlen of Elburn; his sons, Lawrence (Judy) Von Ohlen and William (Sharon) Von Ohlen; his daughter, Linda (William) Blatner; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Burt was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Jean Duy; and his brother, Bill Von Ohlen.
A memorial service, co-officiated by the Rev. Laura Crites and the Rev. Daniel Sullivan, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. at Hinckley First United Methodist Church, 801 N. Sycamore St., Hinckley, IL 60520. In lieu of flowers, Burt's family requests that memorials be made to HFUMC and mailed directly to the church. Interment will be private at Greenwood Cemetery.