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Services Saturday for Eugene L Burbach

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Eugene L. Burbach, age 72 of Chesterton passed away on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, in his home in Chesterton. He was born on March 16, 1945, in Dubuque, Iowa, to his father, Francis J. Burbach and his mother, Helene M. Burbach, both of whom preceded him in death.

On April 8, 1967, in Dickeyville, WI, he married Linda F. Gladden, who preceded him in death on November 10, 2015. They were married for 48 wonderful years.

Gene is survived by his children: Lynnette (Jarred) of Martinsville, IN, Tammy (Rick) England of Avon, IN, Jeanette (Mike) Borzych of Chesterton, IN, and Jeffrey (Marcela) Burbach of Clinton, IN; his six grandchildren: Jerrick Suiter, Danielle Suiter, Riley England, Sarita Hayford, Ross England, and Carter Borzych; as well as his siblings: Francis Burbach of Platteville, WI, Murial McKinlay (deceased), Rosalie Hirsch of Kieler, WI, Catherine Weber of Lancaster, WI, James Burbach of Kieler, WI, Sylvia Wentz of Dickeyville, WI, Helene Hill of Dubuque, IA, and Mark Burbach, of Footville, WI.

He was a 1963 graduate of Cuba City High School. Eugene was a veteran of the United States Army serving from 1963-1967 and was stationed in Thule, Greenland. He was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 providing service for 45 years.

When his children were young, he enjoyed coaching and was active in State Park Little League. Eugene was an avid Green Bay Packer fan, loved sports, and always enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren play. He loved to fish and hunt.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at 4 p.m., at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South Second Street, Chesterton. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

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Posted 8/3/2017




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