John C. Burfeind, 57, of Winona, formerly of rural Lake City, died unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at his home in Winona.
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He was born Jan. 22, 1956, in Lake City, to Gerald Burfeind and Mary Ann (Banitt) Burfeind.
John was a member of St Peter's Lutheran Church of Belvidere. John attended St. Peter's Lutheran Church Parochial School, Goodhue High School, graduating in 1974. While in high school, he participated in German Club, Drama Club, and ran track. John volunteered as a softball coach as well. He attended the University of Minnesota Technical College in Waseca and graduated in 1976. John spent the last 15 years working for Winona O.R.C., Industries. He enjoyed snowmobiling, deer hunting and fishing.
John is survived by his mother, Mary Ann; two brothers, Paul (Elaine) of Lake City and Scott (Leslie Ann) of Prior Lake; sister-in-law, Diane Burfeind of Lake City; eight nieces and nephews, Mitchell (Heather) Burfeind, Lisa (Trevor) Dicke, Jeffrey Burfeind, Jennifer Burfeind, Ryan (Molly) Burfeind, Brandon Burfeind, Kayla Burfeind and Chelsea Burfeind.
He is preceded in death by his father, Gerald and two brothers, Joel and Mark Burfeind,
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 5, at 11 a.m. at St Peter's Lutheran Church in Belvidere, with the Rev. Scott Fiege officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mahn Family Funeral Home - Anderson Peterson Chapel in Lake City. Friends may also call one hour before the services at the church on Thursday.
Casket bearers are Phillip Burfeind, Jeffrey Burfeind, Ryan Burfeind, Brandon Burfeind, David Burfeind and Ronald Flotterud.
Online condolences may be placed at mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Post-Bulletin on Sept. 4, 2013