Burton Lewis Stoerker

M, #918, b. 9 September 1948, d. 2 June 2017
2nd cousin of Sheila Sue Altenbernd
Father*Lewis Waldo Stoerker1 b. 8 April 1921, d. 20 July 1992
Mother*Dorothy Louise Gabler b. 7 November 1925, d. 27 November 2021
Burt Stoerker -- About 2013
     Burton was born on 9 September 1948.2,3 He was the son of Lewis Waldo Stoerker and Dorothy Louise Gabler.1
     His common name was Burt.1
     He resided Columbia, Missouri, USA.4 Dorothy Louise Gabler and Lewis Waldo Stoerker resided Columbia, Missouri, USA, in 1959.5
     He graduated Hickman High School circa 1966.4
     He graduated from University of Missouri. He recieved his degree in mechanical engineering..4
     Burton Lewis Stoerker married Carolyn Anne Morris, on 6 February 1971.2
     Burton was divorced from Carolyn Anne Morris.
     Burton Lewis Stoerker was employed between 1985 and 2010 Tennessee Valley Authority, Tennessee, USA.4
     Burton Lewis Stoerker was employed between 2010 and 2017 Watts Bar Nuclear Plant. He was a contractor with Bechtel Corporation.4
     He resided in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, in August 2012.6 He was a member of the Travelers Protective Association.4 He was a member of the NRA.4
     He resided Ten Mile, Tennessee, USA, in June 2017.4
     Burton died on 2 June 2017 at age 68. The cause of death was pancreatic cancer.7
     His obituary was published on Waynesville Daily Guide, Waynesville, Missouri, USA, on 14 June 2017
Burton Stoerker, 1948-2017

Burton L. Stoerker, 68, of Ten Mile, Tenn. and formerly of Columbia, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017.

The family is celebrating Burt’s life privately as he wished.

Burt graduated from Hickman High School and went to University of Missouri where he obtained his degree in mechanical engineering. He was employed by Tennessee Valley Authority for 25 years and then became a contractor for Bechtel Corporation at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant for 7 years. Burt was a proud member of the NRA and Travelers Protective Association. He loved people and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Throughout his life he touched many people and will be remembered by his many friends in Columbia, TVA and Bechtel.

Cindy loving and devoted wife of 25 years survives. Burt is also survived by his mother, Dorothy Stoerker-Peters; son, Corey Stoerker; daughter, Amy (Paul) Atwood; brother David (Cathy) Stoerker and grandson Thomas Atwood. He will also be greatly missed by stepchildren Michael (Lana) Hayes and John (Tina) Dean.

Burt was preceded in death by his father, Lew Stoerker, and sister, Carol Stoerker.

Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel, Knoxville, Tennessee is honored to serve the Stoerker family and invites you view and sign their online guestbook at gentrygriffey.com.4
Last Edited=20 December 2023

Family: Burton Lewis Stoerker and Carolyn Anne Morris


  1. [S802] Courtney Stoerker (#939), "Family History Update," e-mail message to Sheila Altenbernd (#172), May 19, 2009. Hereinafter cited as "E-Mail".
  2. [S132] Wilbert Stewart Greb unknown date.
  3. [S32] Evangelischen Parish records, Altenbernd (#43), Conrad - Baptism, (January 15, 1837), Evangelischen Landeskirchenamt Bielefeld, Horn, Lippe, Detmold, Germany., unknown repository address . Hereinafter cited as Altenbernd (#43), Conrad - Baptism.
  4. [S1380] Waynesville Daily Guide, online http://www.waynesvilledailyguide.com/obituaries/20170614/burton-stoerker-1948-2017, posted on 2017 June 14, viewed on June 14, 2017, viewed by Sheila Sue Altenbernd (Document Source Number: 00918-2017-06-14-01). Hereinafter cited as Waynesville Daily Guide.
  5. [S1630] Dorothy Stoerker-Peters (#185) Dorothy "Dottie" Louise Stoerker-Peters, Columbia Tribune, Columbia, Missouri, December 6, 2021, https://www.columbiatribune.com/obituaries/pclm0109356 on December 6, 2021 (Document Source Number: 00185-2021-12-06-01) . Hereinafter cited as Columbia Tribune.
  6. [S516] Amy Lauren Stoerker Stoerker-Atwood exchange vows, The Times Leader, Princeton, Kentucky, October 31,2012, http://www.timesleader.net, viewed at http://www.timesleader.net/lifestyle/stoerker-atwood-exchange-vows/article_c9cca148-2387-11e2-b01c-0019bb2963f4.html on November 3, 2012 . Hereinafter cited as The Times Leader.
  7. [S1114] Facebook, online unknown url, viewed by Sheila Altenbernd . Hereinafter cited as Facebook.