Julie Kay Burton
Julie Kay Burton
  • December 11, 1954 - April 28, 2016
  • Rock Island, Illinois

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Julie Kay Burton, age 61 of Rock Island, died Thursday, April 28, 2016 at University Hospital, Iowa City, IA, following an extended illness.

A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Milan. In accordance with her wishes, her body was cremated. Memorials may be made to the family. Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island, is assisting the family.

Julie was born on December 11, 1954 in Rock Island, the daughter of Arthur and Betty J. (Ramsdale) Carstens. She married Jeffery Burton on June 30, 1972 in Rock Island.

Julie was the pool director at the YWCA in Rock Island. She loved her work, her coworkers, and interacting with the patrons there. In earlier years, she worked as activities director at St. Anthony's Nursing & Rehabilitation, Rock Island.

Some of Julie's favorite things included traveling, road trips with her husband to view the fall foliage up north, and shopping.

Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Jeff, Rock Island; son Dayne Burton, Moline; and a sister, Deborah (Darwin) Terkelson, Aledo, IL. Her parents preceded Mrs. Burton in death.

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