Charlene M. Burington

Nov 18, 2020
Burington, Charlene


Private Family Services will be held with a family directed Celebration of Life to be held at a later date.  A video of the service will be posted to the funeral home website.



Garden of Memories Cemetery


may be directed to Pancreatic Cancer Research or Ascension Lutheran Church Radio Program.  


Charlene M. Burington, 87, of Cedar Falls, died Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at her home of cancer.  She was born September 2, 1933 at home in Grundy County the daughter of Carl E. and Theresa Ostendorf Kroemer. She was a 1951 graduate of Cedar Falls High School.

She married Harold Burington on June 1, 1952 at St. John’s American Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls.

She and her family ran Burington Acres over 50 years. The family farm raised an award winning Holstein milking herd, which were #2 in Iowa for milk production.  

Charlene attended Ascension Lutheran Church. She enjoyed quilting, ceramics, animals and traveling.

Survived by: her husband, Harold of Cedar Falls; a daughter, Colleen Hamel of AZ; a son, Kevin (Lisa) Burington of Janesville; two grandchildren, Matt (Jessica) Hamel of AZ and Michelle (Scott) Hall of IL.

Preceded in death by: her parents.

Garden View Chapel is in charge of arrangements 319-232-2222. 

Click here to send a private message to the family.


Leave a comment

Locate Us

Get directions to Kearns Funeral Service.

Play button icon. Click to order flowers.

Order Flowers

Choose the arrangement and let us worry about the rest

Play button icon. Click to order flowers.

Plan a Gathering & 

Celebrate a life that has been lived and has touched so many.

Play button icon. Click to plan a gathering or celebration.

Local Grief Support

Find a support group to help you cope with grief.

Play button icon. Click to plan a gathering or celebration.