Henry F. "Butch" Burrus

February 17, 1922 - August 02, 2017

Henry F. “Butch” Burrus, 95, of Pana, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017 in Heritage Health—Pana.  He was born February 17, 1922 in Ramsey, son of the late Frank H. & Della (Jackson) Burrus.

Butch served in World War II.  He worked as a farmer and was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Pana & Knights of Columbus, Pana.

Henry Burrus & Genevieve T. McBride were married on March 2, 1946 in Assumption. 

He is survived by wife, Genevieve Burrus, Pana, IL; children: Bob Burrus, Pana, IL; Cheryl Doolin, Shelbyville, IL; Dean (Vicki) Burrus, Pana, IL; Linda (Steve) Helton, San Antonio, TX; 7 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; & 2 great-great-grandchildren.  He was also preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Cook.

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Marianna Sathuluri officiating.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Pana with graveside military rites by Roy Ireland Post #317 American Legion, Oconee.  Visitation will be held Saturday from 12:00 p.m. until the rosary begins at 1:20 p.m. at the funeral home.

Donations Information

The family asks that memorials be given to Sacred Heart School, Pana.


Visitation:  McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

Service:  McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

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