Name: Dorothy Lydia (Stuemke) Burrow, 91 years old of Altamont, passed away peacefully on Monday evening January 18, 2016 at 9:20 PM at the Lutheran Care Center in Altamont
where she made her residence for the past eight years.
Visitation and Funeral Services will both be held at the Immanuel Lutheran Church. Kull Funeral Chapel, Altamont is assisting the Burrow family with the funeral arrangements.
Funeral Services will be conducted Friday morning January 22, 2016 at 11:00 AMwith the
Rev. Dr. James F. Wright officiating.
Visitation for family and friendswill be conducted from 5:00pm-8:00pm on Thursday,
January 21, 2016 and again for one hour prior to the funeral services at the church.
Burial Rites will be at the church cemetery immediately following the funeral service.
Dorothy was born into the Christian family one of six siblings to Carl “Charlie” and Louise Will-Stuemke. She began her long life on July 21, 1924 at the family farm West Township-Zion Community near Altamont, Illinois. She was baptized, attended the Lutheran school and confirmed her faith at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. There she also married Norman E. Burrow on April 21, 1946 and then transferred her membership to Immanuel Lutheran Church. Dorothy was an active member of the Ladies Aid, Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, the Brail Workers and other activities of the Church.
Dorothy was most active in raising a family with her late husband and working on the family dairy farm. She was also a member of the Effingham County Farm Bureau and the Home Extension for a number of years.
Memorialsthey may be directed to The Lutheran Care Center, The Lutheran Hour Ministries and or the Donor’s Choice.
She is survived by her:
2-Sons: DanielCarl (wife, Marilyn) Burrow Altamont, Illinois
and their children: John (wife, Dawn) Burrow and daughter Lilly
Bethany (husband, Sean) Ealy and children Luke and Lydia
Gretchen (husband, Brad) Buhrke and son Marshall
Kent Harold Burrow: and his son Jackson Indianapolis, Indiana
2-Daughters: Alta Louise (husband, Maurice) Lowry Mason, Illinois
and their children: Sarah Hillhouse and her children Hayden and Sophia
Andrew (wife, Amiee) Lowry and their children Blaise, Oliver and Opeliah
Elaine Ann (husband, Doug) Kopplin Altamont, Illinois
and their children: Austin, Amelia, Arianna and A. J. Kopplin
Brother: Norman (wife, Dorothy) Stuemke Austin, Texas
Brother-in-law: Leroy Vandre Kokomo, Indiana
Many Nieces and Nephews
She was preceded in death by Her: Parents
Son: Gaylert Norman Burrow
Grandson: Aaron Christian Kopplin
2-Brothers: Delbert and his wife Mildred Stuemke
Harold and his wife Laverne Stuemke-Trost
Brother-n-law: Carl Trost
2-Sisters: Adeline and her husband Erhart Siebert
Online condolences may be expressed at www.kullfuneralhome.com