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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 ofMt. 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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