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April 18, 1933 November 30, 2017
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Mrs. Mary Louise Burkhardt, age 84, of Springfield, Missouri, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, November 30, 2017 in her daughter’s home, Branson, Missouri. She was born on April 18, 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of the late Paul and Alice (Broeker) Schuch.

Mary was united in marriage to George Fredrick Burkhardt on June 16, 1951 in Clever, Missouri. They lived in the Billings, Missouri area from 1993 until 2003 when they moved to Springfield. Together they enjoyed 55 years of marriage until George passed away on May 3, 2007.

She was a member of St. Peters Evangelical UCC in Billings; and was employed as a Ward Clerk for the Osteopathic Hospital, in Springfield. After retirement Mary devoted herself to various charitable activities.

Mary is survived by two daughters, Judith Ann Reed, Fair Grove, Mo., and Linda Jean and her husband James Baxter, Branson, Mo.; two grandchildren, Heather Hill, and Nathan Reed and his wife LeAnn; a great granddaughter, Krista Reed; and many other relatives and friends.

A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., with the memorial service at 11:00 a.m., on Thursday, December 14, 2017 in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, Mo. A private burial will follow at a later date. Family and friends may share online condolences on this website, at

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