Aubrey Burgin
Aubrey O. Burgin, 91, of Mt. Vernon, died at 10:38 a.m. Saturday, 
July 26, 2008, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital.

He was born on Saturday, Nov. 4, 1916, in Mt. Vernon, son of 
George F. and Eunice Burgin. He married Madonna Winkler in Woodlawn 
on Aug. 24,1973, and she survives.

Mr. Burgin is also survived by a son, Richard Burgin and wife 
Carolyn of Mt. Vernon; a step son, Danny Kelly of Smithland, Ky.; 
two step daughters, Madonna Sue Poninski and husband Michael of 
Woodlawn and Connie Petersen of Mt. Vernon; three grandsons, John 
Burgin and wife Kathy of Louisville, Ky., Tom Burgin of Mt. Vernon 
and Scott Burgin and wife Tracy of Odessa, Fla.; eight great-grandchildren; 
six step grandchildren; 12 step great-grandchildren; and several nieces 
and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, George A. Burgin; 
and an infant sister.

Aubrey served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II. He worked 
at the Mt. Vernon Car Shops and later retired from Precision Engineering 
in Mt. Vernon. He was a past member of the Opdyke Masonic Lodge and was 
a Methodist by faith.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Woodlawn Odd 
Fellows Cemetery with Mr. Randy Sells officiating. The chaplain of 
Mt. Vernon American Legion Post 141 will conduct a military flag 
presentation service.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Central Christian 
Church and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to 
Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, 111., 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home 
where you may call 242-3348 or visit 
for further information and to send condolences.

Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: July 28, 2008
Submitted by: Cindy Ford

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