Can't find what you're looking for on the new website?  Click here to view the old site

Today's Hours: 12 noon to 12 midnight
View more hours

Charles Jon Burkett

Charles Jon Burkett, Sr., 76, of Detroit, formerly of Waterloo, died in Detroit, Friday, August 26, 2011, of natural causes.

He was born March 5, 1935, in Waterloo, son of Phillip and Edwina Burton Burkett.  He married Leen-Ella Hodges in Waterloo, and they later divorced.

Mr. Burkett was formerly employed at Rath Packing Company and the University of Northern Iowa.  He also was a U. S. Army veteran.

Survived by: two daughters, Chevonne (Preston) Burkett-Jackson and Valerie Campbell, both of Detroit; three sons, Charles, Jr. of Detroit, Raymond Eugene of Waterloo, and Phillip Howard of Federal Way, Washington; twenty-four grandchildren; and twenty-eight great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by:  a son, Robert Earl; and two sisters, Denise Stovall and Claudett Burton.

Services:  11 a.m. Friday at Payne Memorial AME Church, with burial in Fairview Cemetery.  Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.  Military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 138 and VFW Post 1623. Sanders Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials:  may be directed to the family at 416 Sherman Avenue, where they will receive friends.

Copyright Waterloo Courier on-line edition; downloaded August 31, 2011.
 

Need research help? Ask us!

Fall and Spring Semester
Mon - Thurs 10am - 7:30pm
Friday 10am - 4:30pm
Sunday 2:30 - 4:30pm and 6 - 8:30pm
Summer Session
Mon - Thurs 9am - 5pm and 6 - 7:30pm
Friday 9am - 4:30pm
Sunday 2:30 - 4:30pm and 6 - 7:30pm 
Hours are reduced during interims.

Call us at the Information Desk - (319) 273-2838, Or text message us at (319) 250-4100.

Fall and Spring Semester
Mon - Thurs 7:30am - Midnight
Friday 7:30am - 7pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday Noon - Midnight
Summer Session
Mon - Fri 7:30am - 5pm
Hours are reduced during interims.

The Research Desk is located on the main floor of Rod Library, near the Book Bistro.  Reference librarians staff the desk during the hours below.  You can also schedule a consultation if you need extensive assistance.

Fall and Spring Semester
Mon - Thurs 9 am - 7:50 pm
Friday 9am - 4:50pm
Sunday 2:00 - 4:50 pm and 6 - 8:50 pm
Summer Session
Monday - Friday 12 pm - 4:50 pm
Hours are reduced during interims.

A reference librarian will reply to your inquiry within two business days  (when classes are in session).

Search our archives of questions from library visitors