Justine E. Burleson, nee Pohl, age 91

Written by Brust Funeral Home on March 14th, 2017

JUSTINE E. BURLESON, nee Pohl, age 91, died March 14, 2017.  She was born September 30, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois to Mathew and Frances Pohl.

Justine completed her Master’s Degree in Physics at Marquette University in Wisconsin.  She had worked as a teacher and also for Field Book Enterprise doing research.  Justine’s most recent employment was at Hughes Aircraft in California as a research scientist.  She had worked on the Hubble spaceship while employed at Hughes and was also an invited guest at the launch of the spacecraft in California.  Justine retired from Hughes and returned to Illinois in 1992.

Justine had also been a member of the Peace Corp and spent several years living and working in Morocco and Belize.

Justine is preceded in death by her husband, John David Burleson.

All services private.



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