Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
Iris Burwell, 102, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 8:15 p.m. Sept. 4, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center.
She was born Feb. 2, 1909, in Lima, to Daniel and Lillian Burton Armentrout. On May 2, 1927, she married Guy Burwell, who died October 1993.
Surviving are two children, LaDonna (Paul) Kogge, St. Marys, and Lowell Burwell, Liberty, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are siblings, Gerald Armentrout and Rowena Smith; and one great-grandchild.
She attended Lima South High School and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Christian Science Church, Lima, where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was a member of the Wapakoneta Ladies' Garden Club.
Private family burial rites will be held at Lima Memorial Park Cemetery, the Rev. Richard Riggs officiating.
Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial may be made to the donor's choice in her memory.
Condolences may be left at millerfuneralhomes.net.