Vilet H. Burkey, 84 beloved wife of Wm. Terry Burkey passed away suddenly December 17, 2022 in Punta Gorda Florida.
Vilet was born to Vilas and Gladys H. (Shamp) Sommer in Honeytown, Ohio.
Vilet lived her entire life in Wayne County. She was in the first graduating class of Waynedale HS then worked as a legal secretary until her daughter came along and made her quit.
Vilet loved to play golf and later, managed the golf course on Middle Bass Island. Vi enjoyed every bit of life and was known to tell jokes and pull pranks. Vi loved spending summers on MBI and having family stop in.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, children, Tymothy Burkey of Rio Rancho, NM and Tamara (Marlin Maddy) Burkey of Silverthorne of CO; 5 grandchildren, Aja Carver, Douglas, Carl, Drew and Maggie Burkey; 1 great-granddaughter Angelina; sister Regina (Harvey) Jacobs of Orrville and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by grandson, TJ Burkey, parents and step-father Myron “Sparky” Mullen.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday Dec 27, 2022 at 1 pm at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster. Burial at East Union Cemetery.
Visitation from 11:00AM until time of service at the funeral home.
Donations may be made to Middle Bass Island Fire and EMS 455 Fox, Middle Bass, OH 43446
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com