E. Burton, 77, of 200Wooded Heights Drive New Columbia PA entered into
eternal rest with his wife, Kathy J. Von Blohn and his mother-in-law,
Dorothy Jean Von Blohn by his side on Friday afternoon, March 7, 2014 at his
residence. He was born June 24, 1936 in Alliance Nebraska the son of the
late Charles E. and Ida K. Gray Burton.
raised on a cattle ranch and was part owner for many years after the passing
of his parents. Frank served his country with the United States Army for
two tours in Vietnam as a combat helicopter pilot.
was employed as an Agricultural Pilot for many years. His last job was with
Allied Helicopters in Florida.
attended Chillisquaque Presbyterian Church in Potts Grove PA. Frank was an
avid reader and an avid bowler, enjoying the Thursday Night Men's League at
Lewisburg Lanes as well as the Monday Morning League and the Saturday Night
Mixed League at Imperial Lanes and the Friday Night Mixed League at John
Wilcox Lanes before they closed and the Midway Lanes. Frank also enjoyed
working with leather and made many gifts for his family. He was also well
known for his famous roses that he faithfully tended so that he could share
them with his family, church and friends.
survived by his wife of 16 years, the former Kathy J. Von Blohn whom he
married June 28, 1997. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one
brother, Howard Burton of Bingham Nebraska and two sisters; Pauline Prewitt
of Arizona and Irma Jo Hodges and her husband Keith of Bingham Nebraska.
Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by
two brothers; Vernon and Harold Burton and one sister, Betty Douglas.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Frank's Life to
be held Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Chillisquaque Presbyterian
Route 642 Potts Grove PA with Pastor Charles W. North IV officiating.
Friends will be received from 11:00 AM until 12:45 PM at the church. The
family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to
Chillisquaque Presbyterian Church PO Box 70 Potts Grove PA 17865 or a
charity of the donor's choice.
under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W Mahoning Street
Danville PA. www.visneski.com