Alice Burtnett

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Burtnett, Alice J. (Geake)

Alice J Burtnett (Geake), age 89, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, among loving family members. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN on July 15, 1928 to William K and Corrine Hoover Geake. She was raised in the Fort Wayne area and graduated from Elmhurst High School in 1946. Alice spent the last 35 years in Alb., NM.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Patricia Geake, Mary Helen Geake and Betty Stevens as well as her stepchildren, Michael, Robert, Jeffrey and Sandra Burtnett and Christine Hutton.

Alice is survived by her husband of 57 years, Richard Burtnett; her children, Nancy Shaw Jarrett (Steven), William Shaw, Kristine Shaw Paxton (Dale), Pamela Curnock (David), Patricia Buck (Warren) and Kelly Boazman (Blaine); stepchildren, Mark Burtnett and Beth Till, and by her sister, Carolyn Rakoczy (Ron). She also leaves to mourn her 22 grandchildren; many great and great-great-grandchildren.

Alice's wish was to be cremated, and her memorial will take place later this year in Auburn, IN. Donations may be made to your local hospice. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St NW. ABQ. 505-343-8008

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Albuquerque, NM 87107
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on July 23, 2017