Richard A. ‘Dick’ Burden, age 85, of Wapakoneta died Wed. March 23 at 11:51 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health Systems. He was born June 20, 1925 in Auglaize County to Cleatus Allen and Alma Louise Knost Burden, both parents are deceased. He married Irma Irene Nielson Aug. 6, 1949 and she survives in Wapak.
Mr. Burden had been a farmer and was a member of Cridersville United Methodist Church and Wapak Eagles Lodge, Aerie 691.
Survivors include 2 sons: Dennis A. (Karen) Burden and David L. (Pam) Burden both of Wapak, a daughter Susan D. Burden of Los Angeles, CA, 5 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother Chester Burden.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Sunday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
The funeral will be 10:00 a.m., Monday March 28 at the funeral home with Rev. Jerry Wiles officiating and burial will follow at St. Matthew Cemetery.
Date: Sunday, March 27, 2011
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm