Current Death Notices
Kenneth J. Burger
September 22, 1934 - July 9, 2019
Kenneth John Burger, Sgt. C.P.D. Retired, U.S. Navy Veteran of Korea, Canine Trainer, age 88, passed away on July 9, 2019. Ken was the beloved husband of Leona, nee Sadorf, for 62 wonderful years; loving father of Jeffrey J. Burger and Leslie C. (Michael Maddaloni) Marshall; dearest son of the late Edythe and John Burger; dear brother of the late Lorraine (the late Bill C.P.D. Retired) Joseph and brother in-law of John (the late Norine) Sadorf; fond uncle of Reverend Curt (Lisa) Joseph and a great uncle to many. Ken is survived by his beloved canines Mark, Nitro and Jax. He was a founding member of the North American Police Work Dog Association NAPWDA, since 1977, and he earned the title of Lifetime Master Trainer. Kenny was a loyal friend and mentor to hundreds of canine handler teams, and heaven has gained the best man to be the guardian for the rainbow bridge. In lieu of flowers, donations to: NAPWDA 260 Robert Barnhill Rd., Paris, TN 38242 in memory of Kenny would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday, July 18, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Cumberland Chapels 8300 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge, IL. A funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, at the funeral home, and we will proceed for a committal service at Acacia Park Cemetery. For more information call (708)456-8300.