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Helen Anita (Steingreaber) Burg

May 17, 1916 ~ June 6, 2019 (age 103)

Helen Anita Burg, 103, of Burlington, passed away at 12:04 AM Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the Great River Klein Center in West Burlington.

Born May 17, 1916, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Robert W. and Mary Clara Meller Steingreaber. On May 23, 1943, she married Robert Henry Burg in Denver, CO. Robert passed away on July 28, 2009.

She was a homemaker and also worked in a glove factory and worked with her husband while in service.

Helen was a member of Divine Mercy Parish.  She was very proud of her pen and ink drawings. Helen enjoyed cooking, painting, sewing, yard work and flowers.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and five sisters.

The Funeral Mass of the Resurrection for Helen will be 10:00 AM Monday, June 10, 2019, at Divine Mercy Parish-St. Paul's Catholic Church with Rev. Father Daniel R. Dorau as the Celebrant. Music will be provided by the Des Moines County Resurrection Choir. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

A memorial has been established for Great River Hospice and Klein Center.


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