Ritchay Funeral Home
1950 12TH ST SOUTH
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495-0847
(715) 423-1414
For more information about
More Obituaries for Rodney Burda
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Rodney F. Burda

1934 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Rodney F. Burda Obituary
Burda, Rodney F.

Rodney F. Burda, age 82, of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, died Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, WI.

Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Restlawn Memorial Park in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Military Rites will be provided by VFW Post #2534 of Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

Rodney was born December 22, 1934 in Oneida, WI to John "Jack" and Eleanor (Powless) Burda. He married June L. Ehrenberg on September 7, 1957 in Oshkosh, WI. Rodney was employed at both the Biron Division and Stevens Point Division of Consolidated Papers Inc. for 31 years retiring as a maintenance supervisor in 1997.

Rodney served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War from March 1953 until November 1955. In the early years Rodney was a blacksmith and he enjoyed bowling, golfing, deer hunting and fishing with the boys.

Rodney is survived by his wife, June; two sons, John (Renee) Burda and Rodney (Molly) Burda Jr.; sister, Jan Roehr; three grandchildren, Dave Burda, Katie Burda and Tricia Burda; great granddaughter, Sabrina Rozmarynowski; and two sisters-in-law, Angie Courtney and Rita Ehrenberg.

Rodney was preceded in death by his parents, John and Eleanor Burda; in-laws, Milton and Dorothy Ehrenberg; daughter, Sandra Burda and brothers-in-law, Rol Roehr and Milton Ehrenberg.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be designated to the Never Forgotten Honor Flight.

"Rodney was a loving and caring Husband, Dad, Grandpa and Great Grandpa and he will be truly missed by his family."
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on June 17, 2017
Read More