Birkle, Edward (June 26, 1916 - December 4, 1990)

Edward Birkle

Douglas Budget - December 12, 1990

Graveside services and interment for Edward Birkle, 74, were held Dec. 7, at the Wheatland Cemetery in Wheatland, with Rev. Doctor James S. Vuocolo of the United Church of Christ officiating.

Mr. Birkle died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 1990 at the Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland.

He was born June 26, 1916 in Windsor, Colo., the son of Gohfired and Mary(Young)Birkle. He was reared and educated in Windsor. In the 1930s he moved to Wheatland with his parents.

He was married to Laura Lockman in May, 1939 in Wheatland. He worked on the railroad for the C & S Railroad. In the 1960s he moved to Douglas, where he worked for various ranches. In 1937 he returned to Wheatland, where he lived in the Irvine Home until the time of his death.

He is survived by his three children, Don Birkle, Bill Birkle, and Judy Barrett all of Wheatland; two brothers, Dave Birkle of Wheatland and Dick Birkle of Casper; one sister, Molly Hagemiere of Burns, Wyo.; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Larry Birkle; and two brothers, Walter Birkle and Henry Birkle.

The Platte Funeral Chapel of Wheatland was in charge of the arrangements.


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