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Donald L. "Skip" Burhans II

August 14, 1950 October 20, 2019
Donald L. "Skip"  Burhans II
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Obituary for Donald L. "Skip" Burhans II

Peoria – Donald “Skip” L. Burhans II, of Peoria, IL died Sunday, October 20, 2019. He was born August 14, 1950 in Peoria to Dr. Donald and Bobette (Lyon) Burhans.

He is survived by his daughter, Kaitlin (David) Beaumont of Denver, IA, four grandchildren; Braven L., Cannen J., Tyesen D., Sutten J., his sister, Bobette (Stephen) Maginas of Rock Island, IL, and his beloved dog Roxie. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Stephen Burhans.

Donald served in the navy for a short time. He went to Wabash College and graduated in 1972. Donald was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. Then he attended Northern Illinois University in 1981 where he earned his Master’s Degree.

He loved books and reading, traveling (especially to Greece where he spent a year of college). He was a member of The Holland Society, Ducks Unlimited, the NRA, and The Galesburg Rifle Club.

A visitation will be held at The Wilton Mortuary Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. A graveside service will take place at Springdale Cemetery on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. A Celebration of Life will follow at Lariat Steakhouse. Memorial contributions can be made to College Year in Athens, Wabash College Library or Wabash College Diving Team.

Memorial Contributions are; College Year in Athens -1035 Cambridge Street-Suite 21E, Cambridge, MA 02141, Wabash College Library-301 W. Wabash Ave., Crawfordsville, IN 47933, Wabash Swimming and Diving Team-301 W. Wabash Ave., Crawfordsville, IN 47933


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Visitation

Saturday

26

Oct

12:00 PM 10/26/2019 12:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 10/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

The Wilton Mortuary
2101 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Graveside

Saturday

16

Nov

11:00 AM 11/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Springdale Cemetery

3401 N. Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603

Springdale Cemetery
3401 N. Prospect Road Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wabash Swimming & Diving Team

301 W. Wabash Avenue
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

Wabash College Library

301 W. Wabash Avenue
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

College Year in Athens

CYA US Office: 1035 Cambridge Street-Suite 21 E
Cambridge, MA 02141
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