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Richard "Pete" Burnet

1938 - 2020
Richard "Pete" Burnet Obituary

Reno - Richard "Pete" Burnet, age 81 of Reno, Nevada, died on Sunday, January 5, 2020 in Sparks, Nevada, after a long battle with Alzheimer's dementia. He was born May 2, 1938 in Rio Tinto, Nevada to Gordon Burnet and Eunice Burnet.

"Pete" was a proud, Nevada native, graduating from Yerington High School. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, and made his living in the construction industry. Pete enjoyed the great Nevada outdoors, hunting and fishing, his beloved dogs, watching wild horses, tinkering in his shop and making people laugh with his cowboy sense of humor.

He is survived by his wife, Rae Burnet; children Edward (Molly) Burnet; Keri (Jim) Baisden; Allen Burnet; Edith (Albert) Victor; Kable Peterson; and sister Marolyn (Tom) Patton; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm at Pioneer Crossing, 11 N. Main Street, Yerington, Nevada. If you knew "Pete", you know he'd want friends and family to join in a final toast to a life well-lived.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the in his name. Mail checks to , 639 Isbell Rd, Ste 240, Reno, NV 89509 or online at

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Published in Reno Gazette-Journal from Jan. 11 to Jan. 22, 2020
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