Ralph Burgener, 72 of Sullivan formerly of Owaneco passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Sullivan Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Sullivan, IL. He was born on April 16, 1949 in Decatur, IL the son of Edward and Dorothy (Riley) Burgener. Ralph worked as a farmer and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Assumption and Assumption Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his sisters: Mary (Leonard) Helmerichs of Pawnee, IL and Barb Bolser of Nebraska; brothers: Bob (Deborah) Burgener o f Taylorville, IL Charles (Margaret) Burgener of Taylorville, IL; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters: Jean Fuentes and Susan Burgener.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Assumption, IL.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church 301 St Peter St, Assumption, IL 62510.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.