Leona K. Burrus

LEONA K. BURRUS VALPARAISO, IN Leona K. Burrus, age 87, of Valparaiso, passed away Monday, May 19, 2014. She was born on June 20, 1926 in Wheatfield, the daughter of the late Raleigh and Carrie Burrus. Leona graduated from Valparaiso High School in 1944, Valparaiso University in 1948, and Indiana State University, Terre Haute with a Masters in Library Science. She taught at Chesterton High School prior to becoming the librarian at Ross Township High School, Merrillville for 25 years. Leona is survived by her brother, Donald (Billie) Burrus of Porter; sister-in-law, Ruth Burrus of Zionsville; and five nephews: Barry, Burny, Rex, Roger, and Max. She was preceded in death by her brother, Otis C. Burrus. Following cremation at Angelcrest Crematory, Valparaiso, a private burial of ashes was held at Wheatfield Cemetery. moellerfuneralhome.com

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Published in The Times on June 28, 2014