Celebrating the life of Lois Lorene Burkhart
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A Celebration of Life will be 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, June 30, 2019 at the Burkhart Farm, 15535 Edwardsville Rd., Winnebago. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established in Lois’s name.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Arrangements by Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago. For an online obituary and tributes go to www.genandtfuneralhome.com.
She was born September 19, 1967 in Rockford the daughter of Robert and Linda Mae (Miner) Maddock. She graduated from Harlem High School in 1985 where she was a cheerleader, played softball and was the prom and home coming queen. Lois married Scott Harold Burkhart on August 29, 1992 at the Court Street United Methodist Church in Rockford. She went to airline travel school in Pittsburgh, PA. She worked at Title Underwriters Agency in Rockford and then was the bookkeeper for the family business, Burk’s Custom Farming and Trucking in Winnebago. She loved the game of softball playing on many teams and was known for her “rocket arm”. Lois enjoyed being outside at the farm taking care of her yard, flowers, mowing and being by her pool. The love of Lois’s life is her two children, Morgan and Brennan who she supported in all of their endeavors.
Lois had a heart of gold, beautiful smile and a special wink that will always be remembered.
Lois is survived by her husband, Scott Burkhart of Winnebago; daughter, Morgan Burkhart of Winnebago; son, Brennan Burkhart of Winnebago; mother, Linda Maddock; brothers, Bob (Gayla) Maddock, Jim (Dodi) Maddock; sisters, Kay (Jim) Satre, Gayle (Marlin) Peterson, Kim (Rick) Glawe; several nephews and nieces; best friend, Jill Meuris.
She is predeceased by her father Robert Maddock.
Celebration of Life
15535 Edwardsville Rd.
Winnebago, IL 61088