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Hunter Burcham

MANILUS — Hunter Milo Allen “Little Man and Buddy” Burcham (Powers), 2, passed away at 11:44 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Perry Memorial Hospital from complications of a seizure.

Hunter Milo was born Sept. 8, 2010, in Princeton. He is lovingly remembered by his mother, Morgan Powers of Manlius; his father, Levi Burcham of Kewanee; a sister, Zoie Michelle; protector and best friend, Tyler Flowers; his grandparents, Todd and Dawn Powers from Spirit Lake, Iowa, formerly of Toulon, and Gary and Buffy Burcham of Kewanee; his uncles, Mason and Merrick Powers, and Tyler Burcham; and an aunt, LaVonne Burcham. Also surviving are his great-grandparents, David and Pat Drowns of Sheffield, Cyndie Bright and Rod Williams of Toulon, and Buddy McCoy of Sheffield.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Basil and Mary Jane Ince, and his great-grandmother, Karen McCoy.

He was very brave and loving and his parents could not be more proud. Hunter Milo loved playing with his big sister Zoie on a daily basis. Family was the most important thing to him. He loved music, dancing, the outdoors, riding his bicycle and anything adventurous. Hunter Milo was known for telling everyone “just smile” and made sure he told his mother how beautiful she was and that he loved her on a daily basis.

A service of remembrance will be at 11 a.m. Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 300 East St. South, Kewanee.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the services Friday at the church. Burial will be in the Sheffield Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the Hunter Burcham Memorial Fund.

The Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee is in charge of arrangements.

The family extends a special thanks to Perry Memorial Hospital, the Princeton Police Department and Coroner Janice Wamhoff for going above and beyond the call of duty.

This obituary may be viewed and private condolences left at www.ruxfuneralhome.com.

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