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William Ernest Burkhardt

December 26, 1923 - April 19, 2016

BURKHARDT, William “Bill” (age 92) Bill passed away at home on April 19, 2016. He was a pilot in the Army Air Corps during WWII and a graduate of Gonzaga University. He owned and operated ABC Laboratories until his retirement. Bill is survived by his wife of 47 years, Patricia Burkhardt; five children, Becky (Karl) Hanson, LaDonna Tornow, Richard (Teri) Burkhardt, Robyn (Jeff) Willits, Liann Burkhardt; and ten grandchildren. His life was celebrated by a gathering of friends and family.


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