Monday, June 30th, 2008
C. Don Burget
C. Don "Boss" Burget, 73, of It's It Road, Celina, died at 4:02 p.m. June 28, 2008, at the Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born May 22, 1935, in Prairie Township, Tipton County, Ind. to Dale and Mary Wheatley Burget.
Survivors are three sisters, Marianna (Don) Gray of Tipton, Ind., Madonna (John) Spratt, Las Brisas Honduras, Central America, Marilyn (Danny) Nash, Prairie Township; and a companion, Mary McClain, Celina.
He worked at Perfect Circle Corp. later known as Dana Corp., Hagerstown, Ind., and he later became a Staff Representative in District 30 of the United Steel Workers Union. He lived in Kokomo and Elkhart, Ind., and later in Celina. He was a 1953 graduate of Prairie Township High School.
Deceased is a brother Gerald E. Burget.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and Loyal Order of the Moose Lodges in Celina, a 50-year member of the Austin Masonic Lodge F&AM and Benovolent Order of Elk's, Tipton Ind. He served in the military from 1958 to 1960 stationed in Germany. He graduated from Prairie Township High School in 1953.
Services are 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nichols Funeral Home, Tipton.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater, and 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Young & Nichols Funeral Home, Tipton.
Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or the charity of the donor's choice.