Oldest Harlem Grad Passes Away at 107

MACHESNEY PARK (WIFR) – Harlem High School’s oldest grad has passed away.

Bill Burkman was 107 years old. This is video from his last celebration. Burkman was born in 1905, three years before the Cubs won their last world series.

A few years ago, the former Machesney Park Mayor declared his birthday, September 21st, as Bill Burkman Day.

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