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Ivan Granville Burtis

Date of Death: June 16, 2024

Date of Birth: January 20, 1945


Ivan Granville Burtis, 79, of Lewiston, died after a long battle with C.O.P.D.
on Father’s Day, June 16, 2024. He was born in Hayward, CA on January
20, 1945, a son to Cecile Burtis and Mary Jane Rohn. He was married to
Marie Jane Burtis for 41 years until her death on January 5, 2011. He
served in the U.S. Navy for 21 years before he retiring and relocating to
Maine where he continued working for another 20 years at the
Androscoggin County Jail. He liked working on cars, woodworking,
camping and deep sea fishing.He enjoyed his wife’s cooking, particularly,
her fried gizzards and shake n’ bake pork chops. He loved spending time
with his children, grandchildren, and all of his buddies at the Post 153
American Legion. He leaves behind his children Romeo Burtis of AL, John
Burtis of Lewiston and daughter, Catherine Burtis, of Lewiston. He also
leaves behind six grandchildren, his best buddy, Nicholas of Lewiston,
Ryan, Shelby and Wyatt of AL, Bianca of Lewiston and great-grandaughter
Kinsley. He is predeceased by his wife, Marie J. Burtis, parents Cecile and
Mary Jane, in-laws Romeo and Catherine Parent and brothers, nieces and
nephews. Family and friends please to share memories, pictures, laughs,
and stories of Dad as there will not be a service; however, there will be a
head stone located at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Auburn, ME as he will be
buried next to his wife. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: Post
153 American Legion 73 S Main St Auburn, ME 042

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