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Burnett Loge, 1920-2020

Burnett (Jelle) Loge, 99, passed away Friday, April 10, 2020, at St. John’s Lutheran Community in Albert Lea with family by her side.

Being a longtime member of First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea, a private family service and burial will be conducted immediately and once current restrictions are lifted, a celebration of life memorial service will be at a later date. Bonnerup Funeral Service is assisting the family www.BonnerupFuneralService.com.

Burnett Loge

She was born Aug. 26, 1920, the daughter of John and Belle Jelle in Bricelyn. 

She was married to Alfred Loge on Sept. 23, 1939, to which four children were born: Avis, Arvis, James and Helen.

Burnett worked most of her life in the restaurant business, with many years at Canton Café and later in the cafeteria at Farmstead Foods. She met many friends and acquaintances through her working days and enjoyed talking and joking with many of them.

Her husband, Alfred, preceded her in death; as well as her parents and seven brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her four children, Avis (Charles) Holmes of Bloomington, Arvis (the late Duane) Hahn of Marion, Iowa, James (Jane) Loge of Albert Lea and Helen (David) Zahller of St. Louis, Missouri. Also surviving are nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Caroline Jelle; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Burnett was a fun-loving, full-of-life mother, grandmother, friend and neighbor, and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to any of the many fine programs and services provided by First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea.