July 1, 1931 ~ October 8, 2007
Burnham, Constance Louise, a 65 year resident of Redondo Beach passed away on Monday, October 8, 2007 in Redondo Beach at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Sioux Falls, SD, July 1, 1931, Constance moved to California at an early age. She grew up in the South Bay, graduated Redondo High and married the love of her life, Albert "Bud" Burnham. Connie enjoyed gardening and was an avid reader but will be mostly remembered for her nurturing and loving nature. Left to mourn her passing are her eight children: Steve (Dina) Burnham of Mira Loma; Connie Lou Burnham of Carson, Albert (Lori) Burnham of Redondo Beach, Denise (John) Merino of San Diego; Cynthia (Michael) Savage of Redondo Beach; Duane (Krystal) Burnham of Lakewood, Sherri Burnham of Long Beach and Vivian (Richard) Evans of Folsom. She will be sorely missed by her eight grandchildren: Ashley and Albert, John and Dylan, William, Alyson and Jennifer and Jessica; along with her great-granddaughter Chloe. Connie was preceded in death by her husband Albert and her daughter Michelle Dion Burnham. A gathering of family & friends will be held today, Thursday, October 11 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at White and Day's Colonial Mortuary in Redondo Beach. Graveside services will be held Friday, October 12 at 1:00 PM at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Connie's memory to Trinity Hospice or Mission Hospice through Little Company of Mary in Torrance.
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