Carol Burgdorf

Carol Lee Burgdorf (Lawback)

Monday, August 9th, 1937 - Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Carol Lee Burgdorf, 82, of Rensselaer, Indiana passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020 at the Rensselaer Care Center. She was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 9, 1937. Her marriage was to Ronald Burgdorf.

She was a waitress at the Rainbow Restaurant & Bowling Alley at Pulaski and Diversey and Johnny’s Grill in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. Carol loved life. She enjoyed bowling; she loved Elvis; and she was a diehard Chicago Cubs fan.

She is survived by her son, William (Chris) Gonzalez of Rensselaer; three grandchildren: Gregory Sizemore (fiancé: Nicole Jones) of Kentucky, Faith Gonzalez of Rensselaer and Isiah Kwiatkowski of Chicago; two step-granddaughters, Autumn and Christine Henderson; two step-great-grandsons, Eragon Smith and Colt Mullins; and one step-great-granddaughter, Lilly Mullins.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one brother; and two sisters.

Steinke Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the family with cremation services. The family is planning a Celebration of Carol’s Life to take place after COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted. Memories and condolences may be shared at
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Tammy Cooper

Posted at 07:07pm
Prays with you.I knew Carol in the care center, and use ro give her hugs at walmarts. tammy Cooper.

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