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Darla Marie Burch


Darla Marie Burch, 61, of Brighton, passed away at her residence on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2023 at 1:33 p.m.

She was born Aug. 15, 1962, in Litchfield, to Franklin Johnson and Marlene Marie “Duffy” Dustmann Johnson.

She was retired after having worked in sales.

She loved music especially the piano, dancing, bowling, gardening, traveling and Harley.

She is survived by her sons, Derek Austin Burch of Alton, Caleb J.F. Burch of Brighton; grandchild, Mason Kayne Burch; brothers, Kevin (Kim) Johnson of Canton, OH, Dwayne (Tracy) Johnson of Jerseyville.

Darla was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill from 1 to 3 p.m.

Memorial services will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to  Faith Lutheran Church of Godfrey or Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue.

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Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.