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Burdell Marcotte

January 4, 2019

Burdell Elaine (Coy) Marcotte, 91, of Westfield, Ind., passed peacefully into eternal life Dec. 29, 2018.

She lived a full and prosperous 91 years, traveling the world with her husband and touching the lives of many with her hospitality. Burdell was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Thomas Francis Marcotte, whom she married December 29, 1946.

Survivors include her children, Thomas Marcotte Jr., of Noblesville, Ind., Nancy Marcotte, of Ann Arbor, Mich., and James (Kathy) Marcotte, of Houston; sister, Geraldine Ritsema; grandchildren, Julie (Joel) Thacker, Angie (Aaron) Sanders, Sarah (Nick) Lacy, Kat McKay, Abby (David) Gossett and Elliott Marcotte; and eight great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Harvey and Lialas Burger Coy; and sister, Beverly Balthazor.

Burdell was a dedicated homemaker, antique collector and creative crafter, with a flair for making every family event special. She loved doing crossword puzzles, cooking for others and playing cards with friends.

Her family said, “We want to thank all who impacted Burdell’s life over the years, particularly her faithful friends at Sander’s Glen Retirement Community in Westfield, Ind.”

In keeping Burdell’s wishes, she will be cremated and inurned with her husband in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.

Family and friends are invited to a celebration of life in the spring.

Funeral arrangements are by Hall-Baker Funeral Home in Plainfield.

Please sign her online guestbook at bakerfuneralservice.com.

(Pd)

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