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Donald Eugene Burgess

Mar 30, 2018

Donald Eugene Burgess, born October 28, 1934 in Lone Tree, Johnson County, Iowa entered into eternal peace in Roseville, Calif. on March 10, 2018. Don was 83 years young.


He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Avon Rae (Cochran) Burgess; his daughter, Cynthia (Terry) Eberhardt from Auburn, Calif.; son, Bruce (Sonia) Burgess from Carol Stream, Ill.; son, Steve (Ginny) Burgess from Folsom, Calif.; daughter, Robin (Gordon) Eiland from Avila Beach, Calif.; and son, Barry (Cora) Burgess from Vacaville, Calif. He was blessed with 10 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind an older brother, Larry (Lola) Burgess of Fort Collins, Colo. and younger brother, Vernon of Grand Junction, Colo.


Don was an honors graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, with a college equivalency in technical courses in Telephone Communications. He spent his career with Pacific Bell (AT&T). He was a member of Telephone Pioneers of America, Folsom Lions Club, and 4-H Club of America. He was an avid golfer. He was a husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Don and Avon were longtime residents of Folsom, Calif.


He was interred at Lakeside Cemetery in Folsom, Calif.

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