Kenneth W. Burgess
9/16/53 - 9/8/06
in Horne 1971-1978
Memorial services with military honors for Kenneth W. Burgess, 52, of Sheridan, Wyoming were held Wednesday September 13 at Kane Funeral Home. Mr. Burgess died Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, in the Sheridan VA Medical Center. He was born Sept. 16, 1953, in Sheridan to William “Bill” and Virginia (Leis) Burgess. He was a 1973 graduate of Sheridan High School and attended Sheridan College. He joined the Navy in March 1974. He was honorably discharged in 1994. He married Roberta Galve on Feb. 11, 1978, in San Diego. He enjoyed fishing and was a member of the Eagles and the American Legion. He was preceded in death by his father and siblings Robert and Penny. Survivors include his wife, of Sheridan; three sons, James Haskell and Kenny Burgess Jr., both of Sheridan, and Joey Haskell of Virginia Beach, Va.; his mother, of Sheridan; two brothers, Scott and Jim, both of Wyoming; two sisters, Mary Hackworth of California and Linda Hildebrandt of Iowa; and two granddaughters. Memorials may be made to the Whedon Cancer Foundation in care of Tara Keep, First Federal Savings Bank, P.O. Box 6007, Sheridan, WY 82801.
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