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Maria R Burkeen

December 21, 1941 ~ August 9, 2022 (age 80)


Maria R Burkeen known as Romie. Parents Teresa Bracamontes and Reynaldo Rosas

Diseased brothers Reynaldo and George Bracamontes and surviving Sister Armandiana Garcia.

Born Dec 21,1941 in Del Rio, Texas

Survived by her three children

James J Burkeen Lainie S Pollmiller, Charles B Burkeen

Grandchildren: Shannon M Pollmiller, Matthew Pollmiller, Brandon Burkeen, and Alessa and Catilyn Burkeen


Summary of Life

Romie was born in Del Rio, Graduated from Sacred Heart Catholic School 1960. She met James M Burkeen an Air Force GI, married in 1963.  His military career sent them to many unique places in the United States.

After retiring from Air Force they returned to Del Rio. Romie devoted her life to her beloved residents at the Del Rio Nursing Home as Activity Director, she also worked at a local Group Home for Disabled Adults. And later she was a home care provider. She was a self-taught seamstress, Knitter, Crocheter, and Crafter. She was a devoted wife, mother and friend.  She also had a special bond with her grandchildren that she loved deeply.  


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