Burton Howard


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Burton Howard Syverson

Mar 18 1922 - Dec 22 2003

Mr. Burton H. Syverson, age 81, of Plano, Texas passed away on December 22, 2003. He was born on March 18, 1922 to Henry M. and Mabel (Thompson) Syverson in Maywood, Illinois. He served in the Army Air Corp in WWII. He later moved to Aurora, where he retired from Western Electric in December 1975. He moved to Plano, Texas and went to work for Texas Instruments retiring from there in 1991. Burt was very active in the Ham radio operators since his early teens, this hobby was one of the great enjoyments of his life. He is survived by his loving wife, Peg; daughter, Sue Withrow and husband, Dave of Aurora, Illinois; son, Randy Syverson of Aurora, Illinois; stepchildren, Kathy Snow and Mike Smith of Aurora, Illinois and Bill Smith of Plano, Texas. 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 PM, Friday, December 26, 2003 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, prior to service. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
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