Debora K. Burl

Debora K. Burl St. Johns Debora K. Burl, age 58, passed away suddenly, October 27, 2012 in St. Johns, Michigan. She was born on June 25, 1954 in St. Johns. She was the daughter of Walter, Sr. and Irene (Bandt) Suchek. Debora married Douglas Burl on October 30, 1978 in St. Johns. She was a supporter and volunteer of Special Olympics and a member of the Clinton County T.O.P.S.. Along with her husband, Debora is survived by her daughters, Denise Fleming, Amanda (Keith) Heidenga and April Burl; son, Douglas Burl, II; grandchildren, Gary III, Spencer and Tyler Fleming, Dylan Henson, Kaitlin and Griffin Heidenga. She is also survived by her sisters, Roberta Mageli and Sue Ann (Dan) Olson; brother, Walter Suchek, Jr.; mother-in-law, Frances E. Burl; and many nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, Debora was preceded in death by her father-in-law, Maurice Burl; sister-in-law, Margaret Suchek and brother-in-law, Sidney Mageli. Funeral Services will be 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Osgood Funeral Home in St. Johns with Pastor Kenneth Bremer officiating, burial will follow at Mt. Rest Cemetery in St. Johns. The family will receive friends at the funeral home in St. Johns, 6 - 8 p.m. on Monday evening and 11 - 12 p.m. prior to Tuesday's service. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Doug Burl to help with expenses. Her family is being served by the Osgood Funeral Home.

Published in Lansing State Journal on Nov. 4, 2012