In Memory

Hanna Burford

 Hanna Burford, 85, of Alton passed away Thursday, December 10, 2015, at Godfrey Health Care and Rehab.

She was born January 13, 1930, in Iserlohn, Germany to Paul and Maria Ossenburg. Hanna loved animals, before immigrating to the United States; she worked as a lion trainer at the Berlin Zoo. She was a very kind, sweet and loving person, who cared for others.

She is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Burford of Alton; son, Jerry Burford of Alton and grandson, Nathan Burford of Brighton.

Cremation services were entrusted to Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. 

Donations can be made in Hanna's honor to the Humane Society.