Sarah E. Burger, 90, of Norwalk, went home peacefully to be with her heavenly father early Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, in Gaymont Nursing Center.
She was born Oct. 1, 1923, in Oneida, Tenn., to Isaac G. and Laura E. (Bowling) Orick, and lived in this area since 1952. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and dedicated her entire life to the Lord. She worked at Fanny Farmer, K-Mart, Fair Publishing, Twilight Gardens, Norwalk Memorial Home, Starkey’s, Briarfield, Home Health, and Easter Seals.
Sarah enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, loved sports, especially the Cleveland Browns and the Cleveland Indians, loved to cook, especially holiday dinners with the whole family.
She is survived by her children, Nancy M. and Ron Cross of Norwalk, Robert L. “Bob” and Rose Burger of Norwalk, Cecil E. and Ruth Burger of Norwalk, Thomas H. and Barb Burger, Homer A. and Michele Burger of Norwalk; 12 grandchildren; and 25 great- grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Beecher Burger in 1972; by her son, Hoyle E. Burger in 2008; brothers, Edward, Victor, Sherman, and Paul; and sisters, Mary and Elizabeth.
Friends may call 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at Calvary Baptist Church, 250 Benedict Ave., Norwalk. Rev. James McClain will officiate. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, or to Southern Care Hospice.
Condolences may be shared at edwalkerfuneralhome.com.