Jerry D. Burnstein

1933-2015

Burnstein, jerryLong-time Edmond, Oklahoma, resident, Jerry Burnstein Sr., 81, died on February 17, 2015. Jerry Donald Burnstein Sr. was born in Jefferson City, MO, to Al and Bess (Strauss) Burnstein on July 24, 1933. He was raised in Claycomo, MO, until joining the Army in the 50s.

He met and later married Betty Jo Holliday on July 24, 1966, in Oklahoma City. They lived together for most of their life in Edmond. Jerry enjoyed woodworking, tennis, softball and traveling.

He was preceded in death by his wife Betty. Survivors include; sisters Hinda Litman and Ellice Vittor, son Howard Guller and daughter Alayne Yates of St. Louis, daughter Leigh Roberts of Oklahoma City, Jerry Jr. of Edmond, David of Silver Spring, MD, and Steven of Edmond, and 11 grandchildren.

Services will be held Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at 2:00 pm at Matthews Funeral Home, 601 S. Kelly Avenue, Edmond, OK 73003.

Contributions can be made to MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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