Gertrude "Tudy" Rose Burkhalter, passed away on January 14, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. She was born in Warren, Ohio to George and Mary Fails. She is survived by daughters: Debbie Schwenneker of Windermere, FL and Aimee Henderson (Windel) of Lake Panasoffkee, FL; son: Bill Larson (Cherie) of Groveland, FL; step-son: Ralph Burkhalter, Jr. of Oxford, FL; 11 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Bruce Fails (Ava) of North Carolina and George “Butch” Fails of Florida; sister: Mary Fails Hampton of Orlando, FL. She is predeceased by husband: Ralph Burkhalter Sr.; mother: Mary Kathryn Fails; and granddaughter: Brittany Schwenneker.
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A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Purcell Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jeff Pritchard and Mrs. Lois Boggs officiating.