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ELKHART -- Jessie E. Burge, 101, of
Elkhart died Tuesday, July 22, 2008, at 5:30 p.m. at her home.
Her funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Elkhart Christian Church with
Robert Twist officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the
Burial will be in Elkhart Cemetery.
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home is handling
Mrs. Burge was a homemaker.
She was born June 16, 1907, at El Paso to William
and Louetta Cox Davis. She married Henry Ball in
Chicago in 1927, and he preceded her in death. She
later married Simon Burge in Lincoln in 1938, and he
also preceded her in death.
She is survived by one daughter, Julia Delaney of
Elkhart; two sisters, Wilma Miller and Donna Ott;
seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and
She was also preceded in death by two daughters,
Louetta Ball and Joyce Buss; one son, Donald Ball;
and three grandsons, Ronald Dalbey, Louis Ruggles
and Jeff Ehrich; and one great-grandson, Tyler
Mrs. Burge was a member of Elkhart Christian Church.
Memorials may be made to the family.
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