Seigfried Otto Burkhardt

Siegfried Otto Burkhardt PINE HILL-Siegfried Otto Burkhardt, age 72, of Pine Hill, New York died Nov. 9, 2012. He was born Dec. 27, 1939 in Massebach, Germany, the son of Fritz & Rosa Burkhardt. He immigrated to Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1951, later moving on a farm in Jefferson, N.Y. Siegfried enlisted in the U. S. Army in 1963, stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C. in the Airborne Corps. After his discharge, Siegfried worked in the knitting/texile industry in Queens, N.Y. until his retirement in 2004. He moved to his weekend home in Pine Hill and worked several winters at Belleayre Mt. Throughout his life,Siegfried enjoyed skiing, hunting, fishing, traveling, reading, his backyard wildlife and his beloved cat Maggie. He is predeceased by his mother in 1959 and his father in 1942. Surviving is a cousin George and his wife Brenda Hasay of Fleischmanns. Aunt Elfriede Burkhardt, cousin Margarete Seiz and her daughter Nadine Frick, all of Germany. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday Nov. 17, 2012 at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville, New York. Rev. Richard Dykstra, officiating. Callinghours will be held 6 until 8 p.m. Friday at the Hynes Funeral Home. Committal service with military honors will follow at the Bedell cemetery Fleischmanns. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville

Published in the Daily Freeman on Nov. 16, 2012