Jerry A. Burklund, 69, of Godfrey, formerly of Paxton-Loda, died Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at Rosewood Acre Center, Alton, where he had been a patient four days. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 18, at Baier Family Funeral Services, Paxton, with the Rev. Steve Anderson officiating. Burial was in Glen Cemetery, Paxton. Visitation was held one hour before the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Paxton Foundation or the Rantoul Historical Society.


Jerry A. Burklund, 69, of Godfrey, formerly of Paxton-Loda, died Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at Rosewood Acre Center, Alton, where he had been a patient four days. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 18, at Baier Family Funeral Services, Paxton, with the Rev. Steve Anderson officiating. Burial was in Glen Cemetery, Paxton. Visitation was held one hour before the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Paxton Foundation or the Rantoul Historical Society.