Desa Irene Buerkle

Desa Irene Buerkle

Female 1901 - 1997  (96 years)

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  • Name Desa Irene Buerkle 
    Born 22 Sep 1901  Paulding County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Dessie Irene Buerkle 
    Buried Oct 1997  Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Saint Francis Convent Cemetery 
    Died 20 Oct 1997  Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2


    • OBITUARY
      ...Desa Irene "Dessie" Buerkle, 96, formerly of Ottawa, Payne, and Findlay, died at 10:50 p.m., Monday, October 20, 1997, in St. Francis Home, where she had resided since 1990.
      ...She was born in Payne, OH, September 22, 1901, the daughter of William and Mary Jane (Shelley) Buerkle. She had never married.
      ...Several nieces and nephews survived.
      ...The last of 15 children, she retired in 1983, as a self-employed music teacher, after more than 25 years of teaching piano and guitar lessons in Ottawa and Tiffin. Prior to teaching music, Miss Buerkle had been an art teacher in Chicago, IL, and during the early 1920's, she was employed as a registered nurse for 6 years.
      ...She received a degree in liberal arts from St. Francis College, Joliet, IL, in 1938; received her bachelor of fine arts degree from the Chicago Art Institute in 1945 and later studied music at Heidelberg College.
      ...The author of two books, "Miniatures," was published in 1984 by the Hubbard Publishing Co. of Defiance. The subject matter of this book was taken from her experiences as a music teacher. Her second book, "Seventeen Story Birch" was published in 1986 by Haefling Publishing Co. of Tiffin. This book was about her family history and background.
      ...She also was the author of many poems and received numerous Golden and Silver Poet awards for her poetry from World of Poetry, Inc., Sacramento, CA. She wrote the "Book of Poems" and it was published in 1991 by Dell Printing Co. of Tiffin and "Once Upon a Farm" in 1996 by Hubbard Printing Co.
      ...Miss Buerkle was a former member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Findlay, and a member of the Ohio Teacher's Association, National Guild of Piano Teachers, and the Catholic Ladies of Columbia.
      ...A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, October 23, 1997, in St. Francis Home Chapel with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was in St. Francis Convent Cemetery.
      ...Arrangements were under the direction of the Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home of Findlay.
    Person ID I5203  TangledRoots
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2018 

    Father Fredrich William Buerkle,   b. 20 Apr 1851, Merdingen, Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1933, Payne, Paulding County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Mary Jane Shelley,   b. 26 Apr 1859, Leipsic, Putnam County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1936, Leipsic, Putnam County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1891  Paulding County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart