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Edith Faye Gable Burckhardt

December 27, 1932 - February 19, 2020

The family will receive friends at a visitation from 2 – 4 p.m. Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Thompson’s Harveson & Cole Funeral Home.

Memorials: Should friends desire, memorials may be given to a charity of choice.

Edith Burckhardt, 87, passed away February 19, 2020.

Edith Faye Gable Burckhardt was born December 27, 1932 in Avery, Texas, the daughter of Maudie Helen Jones and Delvous Monroe Gable.  She attended TCU and Texas Wesleyan University.  Edith married Fred Burckhardt on July 19, 1952.  After a short time in Pennsylvania, they returned to Fort Worth.  Edith worked as a coordinator for the Fort Worth ISD Maintenance Department and retired in 1990 after 20 years.  Edith and Fred were members of First United Methodist Church for over 60 years.

In addition to her parents and siblings, Edith was preceded in death by her son, Frederick “Freddy” Burckhardt Jr.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 68 years, Fred; daughter, Linda Chrysler and husband, Dennis; son, Jon Burckhardt; grandchildren, Matt Chrysler, Chris Chrysler and wife, Randi, Kelly Romo and husband, Lupe, and Gwynn Chrysler; three great grandchildren; and sister, Maxine Pagitt.