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Edith Marie (Burlingham) Mulder

February 27, 1925 ~ May 5, 2022 (age 97)


Edith M. Mulder passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at the age of 97. She was born in Quincy, MI on February 27, 1925 to the late Donald and Myrtle (Merchant) Burlingham. Edith loved taking care of her family and was a very strong woman that took life with a grain of salt. She met her husband, Leon R. Mulder, when she was 14 yrs. old. They were married on February 4, 1946 in Kalamazoo, MI and he preceded her in death on September 9, 1993.

Edith enjoyed crocheting and reading, and was known for her off handed jokes. She was always willing to help anybody. She is survived by her daughter, Doneta (David) Merton; foster daughter, Karen (Rob) Verploegh; two grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brother, Warren "Hank" (Lucy) Burlingham; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding Edith in death are her parents; husband, Leon; 6 sisters and 2 brothers.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 2:00 pm at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. The family requests no flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the family.


Graveside Service
May 11, 2022

2:00 PM
Ft. Custer National Cemetery
15501 West Dickman Road
Augusta, MI 49012

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