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Information for Denis Leroy Burman
13 January, 1929 8 December, 1992

From the
Idaho Press Tribune
December 1992

Contributed by Bonnie Dilworth



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Denis Burman

     Funeral services for Denis L. Burman, 63, of Monroeville, Pennsylvania, who died Tuesday, December 8, 1992, at a Monroeville hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, December 14, 1992, at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Bishop Tom Dorsey of the Marsing Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will officiate.  Interment will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, Idaho.
     Mr. Burman was born January 13, 1929, at Meridian, Idaho, a son of Wesley L. and Oneta Nowland Burman.  He lived in the Franklin district outside of Nampa until the age of 12 when he moved with his family to a farm in Marsing.  After graduating from high school he worked at the mines at Stibnite until 1952 when he joined the U.S. Army.  He was honorably discharged in 1954.  After returning from the service he attended the College of Idaho where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1956 with degrees in math, science and psychics.  He moved to Washington D.C., where he worked for the Atomic Energy Commission.  They sent him to Penn State for two years.  After he was with the AEC for five years, he moved to North Carolina where he helped design and build power plants for three years.  He then moved to Monroeville, Pennsylvania, where he worked for Westinghouse in Pittsburgh for thirty years and a nuclear engineer.  Denis retired in 1991.

     As a young man, Denis enjoyed riding horses in the
Owyhee Mountains.  His hobbies included hunting, fishing, photography and collecting guns.
     He was a member of the
LDS Church.
     Survivors include his mother, Oneta of Marsing; two brothers, Don Wesley Burman and Richard Calvin Burman both of Marsing; two sisters, Arlene Krause of
Boise and Mary Jane Percy of Salt Lake City Utah and numerous nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by his father, Wesley Leroy Burman, and a brother, Glen H. Burman.
     The family suggests that memorials be given to the American Heart Association.

            Friends may call Sunday from 1 until 5 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.