Burkart, James "Jim' M.
James "Jim" M. Burkart, 79, New Franken, died Friday morning, Jan. 11, 2013. He was born in Green Bay, on Dec. 13, 1933, to the late Alois and Rose (Laundrie) Burkart. On May 23, 1959, Jim married Germaine H. DeGreef at SS Peter and Paul Church, Green Bay. He farmed in the New Franken area, until his retirement. His enjoyments include car trips, stopping for ice-cream, playing cards and family gatherings.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Germaine; and their five children, Randy (Brenda) Burkart, New Franken; Dennis (Janice) Burkart, Gary (Connie) Burkart, all of Green Bay; Cheryl (Rick) Koenig, New Franken; Jean (Jeff) Roberts, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Kim (Brett) Simmons, Kristin (Brandon) Simmons, Julie (friend, Damon) Burkart, Lance Anderson, Mitch School, Amy (friend, Brandon) Koenig, Jessica (friend, Cory) Koenig; one sister, Lavern Conard, Luxemburg; four brothers-in-law and four sisters-in-law, Darrel (Mary) Panure, Carol (Bob) Kassner, Joanne (Dick) Materniak, Judy (Bob) Ferguson, all of Green Bay; nieces and nephews.
Jim was preceded in death by one grandchild, Jordyn Burkart; three brothers and three sisters-in-law, Farrell (Adeline) Burkart, Leo (Gladys) Burkart, Ray (Rosemary) Burkart; one sister and two brothers-in-law, Evelyn (Louis) Berg, Elmer Conard; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Norbert and Helen DeGreef.
Friends may call at St. Kilian Church, New Franken, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, between 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church with Rev. Andrew J. Kurz officiating. Burial in St. Kilian Cemetery, New Franken. McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG is assisting the Burkart Family. www.mcmahonfh.com
The Burkart Family wishes to extend a note of thanks to Bay Shore Villages and Unity Hospice for special care given to Jim.