Obituary of Burl Ives

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Burl Ives

Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives (born June 14, 1909 in Hunt City, Illinois) was a musician, film actor, and author who was best known for his two Christmas songs, “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” and “Frosty the Snowman.” He also launched his own radio show, “The Wayfaring Stranger.” Burl died on April 14, 1995 and his death was because of oral cancer. He died at age 85.

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Burl Ives Biography Wiki:

    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Indigo (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Burl's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives
    • Father: Levi "Frank" Ives (1880-1947)
    • Mother: Cordelia "Dellie" Ives (née White; 1882-1954)
    • Brother(s):
      • Artie Ives
      • Clarence Ives
    • Sister(s):
      • Audry Ives
      • Argola Ives
      • Lillburn Ives
      • Norma Ives
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Helen Peck Ehrich (married 1945-divorced 1971)
      • Dorothy Koster Ives (married 1971-1995, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Alexander Ives (born 1949)

Death Notice:

  • Date: April 14 1995 at age 85
  • Place: Anacortes, Washington, United States
  • Cause of Death: Cancer (oral)
  • Interment: Buried at Mound Cemetery in Hunt City Township, Jasper County, Illinois

Category Tags:

MusicianFilm Actor Author Country Music Genre American Born on June 14th Born in 1909 Born in Illinois Died in 1995 Died at age 85 Died from Cancer

Quotable Quotes:

"He was a master of ceremonies, composer and musician, with an understanding of the human condition that few others couldimated. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-06-09 00:43:05
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