Eureka-Nila Mae Burton, 86, passed away at 6:43 pm on Wednesday,
April 30, 2014 at Maple Lawn Health Center in Eureka, IL where she
was a resident.
She was born in Benson, IL on November 23, 1927 to William and
Thrasilla Marchand Koch. She married Walter Burton on
November 6, 1948 in Benson. He passed away on January 7,
Surviving are one daughter, Carol (Herb) Sebastian of Eureka, IL;
one son, William (Jennifer) Burton of Eureka, IL; one brother, Ken
(Kay) Koch of Roanoke, IL; and one sister, Bernie Burns of
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother
Bill, and one sister Waverly.
Nila was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church in Eureka and the
American Legion Auxiliary.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 6, 2014
at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Eureka. Fr. Eugene
Radosevich will officiate. Visitation will be on Monday
evening from 5-7 pm at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in
Eureka. Burial will be in Olio Township Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Luke's Catholic Church, Eureka Rescue
Squad, or Maple Lawn Health Center. Online condolences may be sent
to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.
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