Alice H. Burkhardt, a long time resident of Trophy Club, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014. She was born November 8, 1927, in Plains, Kansas.
Alice was a licensed realtor in the state of Texas since 1978. She received multiple awards for "top sales producer," "multi-million dollar producer" and "elite executive club." She loved being with her kids and grandkids, cooking and teaching others to cook, and collecting recipes. She had an extensive knowledge of antiques and collectables and enjoyed looking for and discovering those hard-to-find items. She liked and was successful at working the word games every morning. Her interests included cooking, investments, a challenging game of Blackjack, and basking in the sun.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Rowena Harris. She is survived by her husband, Harry Burkhardt; son, Martin Burkhardt and wife Susan; daughter, Barbara Griffin; grandchildren, Nathan Burkhardt and wife Kristen, Daniel Burkhardt and wife Katelyn, Brian Griffin and wife Emma; great-grandchildren, Austin, Collin Dylan, Carli, Hailey and Aidan; brother, Elvin Harris and wife Hennie; sisters, Katherine White and Vera Mae Winfrey; sisters-in-law, Pearl Harris and JoAnn Harris.
Visitation will be 6 - 8 P.M. Friday, July 25, at Lucas Funeral Home, 700 W. Wall St., in Grapevine. A funeral service will be held at 2 P.M. on Saturday, July 26, at Lucas Funeral Home. Following the service everyone is invited to join the family for refreshments. Interment will be on Monday, July 28, 11:30 a.m., at DFW National Cemetery, Dallas, TX.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association (http://www.alz.org ) or the American Heart Association (http://www.heart.org ). View and sign the guestbook at www.star-telegram.com/obituaries .