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Katherine Burlech


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Katherine Burlech

Katherine Burlech, 101, of Rock Springs passed away Feb. 14, 2015 at the Castle Rock Convalescent Center in Green River.  A  longtime resident of Rock Springs, Burlech died following a sudden illness.

She was born on Jan. 5, 1914 in Rock Springs, the daughter of the late George Krichbaum and Mary Kramarst Krichbaum.

Burlech quit school in the 10th grade to go to work.

She met her husband Frank Burlech Sr. at the Sunlight Bakery. They married in Manila, Utah on April 3, 1937 and he preceded her in death on July 18, 1969.

Burlech was a member of Young At Heart Senior Citizen's Center an...

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