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Thomas E. Burkart, 66, of Sycamore, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at home.
Born May 31, 1953, in Sycamore, the son of Maurice and Jula (van Dusen) Burkart, Tom graduated from the University of Wisconsin and worked for NIU in shipping/receiving for many years.
On June 14, 1986, he married Illene A. (Hawbaker) Hash.

He is survived by his stepson, Jon (Robin Boven) Hash; grandchildren, Codi, Madyson and Cora Hash; aunt, Mary Catherine Burkart; and several cousins.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Illene.

Visitation will be from 2 pm - 6 pm Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, followed by a memorial service at 6 pm at Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Quiram Sycamore Chapel, 1245 Somonauk St., Sycamore, Ill.; 815-895-6589.

in lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established for the Sycamore Elks Lodge Scholarship Fund.

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  1. Keith A. Nelson

    I was friends with Tom when we lived on the same street in Sycamore. We had a lot of fun just being kids in a small town. He was a great guy and a good friend. I'm sorry to see him go so early. Condolences to all his family.


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