Irene Burleson

Birth: March 31st, 1921
Death: September 13th, 2018
Age: 97 years
Residence:Pinconning, Michigan

Irene Burleson

Pinconning, Michigan


Irene age 97, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018 at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born on March 31, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Louis & Sophia (Sobieski) Gorski. She married Ralph E. Burleson on May 21, 1941 in Pinconning, Michigan. He preceded her in death on October 18, 2001. Irene was a member of St. Michaels Church and the Altar Society. She will always be remembered for her love of traveling to Edisto South Carolina, as well as reading, bird watching, and fishing but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family. She is survived by her five children Larry (Karen), Timothy (Marsha), Ralph L. (Linda), William (Geralyn) and Clifford (Lisa) Burleson, 17 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren, sisters; Pola Cooper, Mildred Taylor and Louise Richardson and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her grandson Timothy Burleson Jr., a granddaughter Kirsten Hughes, a brother Hipolet (Adele) Gorski, a sister Helen (Nate) Hitchcock, a nephew Jimmy Cooper and three brothers in laws Fred Cooper, Stewart Taylor and Hal Richardson.


Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, September 17, 2018 at 10 am from the Holy Trinity Parish, Pinconning, Michigan with burial in St. Michael’s Cemetery. Friends may call at the Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home on Sunday, from 2 to 8 pm. A Rosary will be held at 3 pm and a Prayer Vigil at 7 pm Sunday evening. On Monday, Irene will lie in state at the church from 9 am until time of service.

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