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Kenneth E. ‘Gene’ Burden

Kenneth E. “Gene” Burden, 84, of Indianapolis, passed away Jan. 26, 2013, at Indiana University Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, under hospice care.

He was born on Feb. 19, 1928, to Juanita Rosebrook Burden Rothrock, who survives in Bellefontaine, and the late Dwight S. Burden. He also was preceded in death by his son-in-law John Booher; sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Duane Davis; brother-in-law, David Davis; and nephew, Michael Davis.

He is survived by his wife, Faye Burden; daughters, Connie (Donavon) Hughes of Bellefontaine and Judy Booher of Guthrie, Okla.; sons, Donald and William Burden, both of Florida; nephews, Art (Val) Davis of Bellefontaine and Terry (Danese) Davis of Huntsville; sister-in-law, Nancy Davis of Cincinnati; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Per his request, his body was donated to the Indiana University Medical School.

A memorial service is at 3 p.m. Feb. 16 at Crown Hill Funeral Home, 700 W. 38th St., Indianapolis IN  46208.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society and to local hospice programs.

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