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Lowell J. "Butch" Burger


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Lowell J. "Butch" Burger Obituary

READING - Lowell "Butch" J. Burger, 72, of Reading passed away Thursday, March 3, 2016, at the Hillsdale Hospital. He was born December 6, 1943, in Hillsdale to Ralph and Norah (Patterson) Burger and was a graduate of Camden Frontier High School. Butch had been a truck driver and also was employed at Dow Automotive and Plymouth Flush Door. He enjoyed bass fishing, hunting and the outdoors, especially at Clear Lake.

On May 6, 1968, he married Sylvia McFarland and she survives. Also surviving: three sons, James (Amy Jenkins) Burger of Reading, Jerold (Linda) Shafer of Litchfield, and Daniel Shafer of Allen; one sister, Evelyn Newell of Hillsdale; one brother, Loyd Burger of Reading; sister-in-law, Angeline "Topsie" Burger of Reading; five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ralph Burger, Jr., and grandson, Shannon Shafer.

A memorial bass tournament will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Little Long Lake from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

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Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Mar. 7, 2016
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