Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Thelma Mae (Book) Burkey

Thelma Mae (Book) Burkey, age 84, of 16 1/2 West Street, died late Monday evening in Mansfield General Hospital after a 4-month illness.

She was born October 23, 1906 in Little Sandusky, Wyandot County, Ohio the daughter of Olestus and Florence (Ritter) Book. Mrs. Burkey retired from the Wilkins Air Force Depot.

She is survived by 1 daughter Betty Rabold of Shelby; 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Roy L. Burkey in 1972, 1 son Robert Eugene Burkey, 4 brothers and 1 sister.

Calling hours will be on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. James Updegraff, visitation
pastor at First Lutheran Church in Shelby, officiating. Burial will be in Old Mission Cemetery in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society and left in care of the funeral home.

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