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Andrew "Andy" E. Burgeson

August 13, 1940 January 10, 2022
Andrew "Andy" E. Burgeson
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Obituary for Andrew "Andy" E. Burgeson

PEORIA — On Monday January 10, 2022, Andrew “Andy” E. Burgeson, passed away peacefully at the age of 81 at Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria, IL.

Andy was born on August 13, 1940, in Canton, IL, to Carl E. “Lefty” and Irene E. (Tolle) Burgeson. He married Eunice P. Schierer January 13, 1962, in Metamora, IL. She survives. Also surviving their children Michele (Charles) Barbieur of East Peoria, IL, Bridget (Paul) Sherman of Peoria, IL, and Scott Burgeson of Howell, MI and three grandchildren Anthony Barbieur, Zachary and Elizabeth Sherman. He is also survived by his sister April Pierce of West Peoria, IL, along with many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and -nephews.

Andy was preceded in death by his father, Carl “Lefty”, his mother, Irene and sister Martha “Marty” Burgeson.

Andy was a 1958 graduate of Peoria High School. He was an Operating Engineer Local 649 for 61 years retiring in 2002. Andy enjoyed boating in his younger years and became an avid fisherman in his later years. He enjoyed his grandchildren, playing cards with his family and friends, working with stained glass, tinkering on projects in the garage, auto racing and was a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 9:30 AM until time of funeral service at 10:30 AM at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. Msgr. Jason Gray will officiate and burial of ashes will follow in Resurrection Cemetery in Peoria, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Andy’s memory may be made to St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Peoria Heights, IL, or Peoria Humane Society in Peoria, IL.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook by logging onto www.wrightandslamon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

19

Jan

9:30 AM 1/19/2022 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 1/19/2022 10:30:00 AM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

19

Jan

10:30 AM 1/19/2022 10:30:00 AM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Thomas Catholic Church

904 E Lake Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

Peoria Humane Society

2600 NE Perry Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603
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