DAVID A. BURGWALD "BERT THE MAILMAN" MUNSTER, IN David A. Burgwald, age 59, of Munster, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife, Jacqueline, four sons; James, Thomas, Steven, and Theodore Burgwald; sister, Phyllis (Nelson) Pelletier, brother, Robert (Betsy) Burgwald; father and mother in law: Walter (Margaret) Jonassen; brothers and sisters in law: Trish (Bill) Anen, Jim (Mimi) Jonassen, Maura (Mark) Zini, Beth (Bob) White, and Kara (Scott) Robinson; nieces and nephews: Mia and Mary Zinni, Noelle Robinson, and Jonas and Justin White, along with many aunts, uncles, and cousins. David was preceded in death by his father and mother, Theodore (Shirley) Burgwald; and nephew, Tyler Robinson. A celebration of David's life will be held on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 11:00 AM, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 8955 Columbia Ave, Munster, IN. Friends are invited to visit with the family on Friday, August 22, 2014 from 2:00-8:00 PM at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Rd, Lansing, IL, and on Saturday morning from 10:00-11:00 AM, at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Westminster Presbyterian Church or to the Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation, www.ecan.org. David was a mailman in Lansing for 35 years, he moved to Munster by way of Thornton and Lansing where he settled and raised his family. David was a dedicated people person who will be dearly missed by all the lives he touched. www.schroederlauer.com
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Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home
3227 Ridge Road
Lansing, IL 60438
Published in The Times from Aug. 17 to Aug. 18, 2014