Donald F Burgett

October 14th, 1926 to August 13th, 2016

Donald F. Burgett, 89, of Marysville, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 13, 2016.

He was born October 14, 1926 in River Rouge to the late Frank and Mary (Irwin) Burgett and was a lifelong area resident. He married Joanne Ruth Heering on July 1, 1950 in St. Clair. She preceded him in death on March 30, 2012.

Mr. Burgett was a Certified Master Mechanic and the 2nd generation owner of Burgett’s Towing, (now in its 4th generation). He was a member of Marysville Assembly of God Church. The joy of his life was spending time with his family and dancing with his beloved Joanne. After retirement, he also helped his wife at her business, Joanne’s Styling Salon in Marysville. He enjoyed making and fixing things in his garage, birdwatching and backyard nature and the companionship of his dogs.

He is survived by his seven children, Pamela (Stephen) Bonner, Charlotte (John) Howell, Donald (Jane) Burgett II, Mary (Owen) Baker, Leslie (Joann Herd) Burgett, Tamara (Dale) Fite and Anna (James) Randall; grandchildren, Scott (Jenny) Bonner, Brett (Tina) Bonner, Therese (Dan) Damman, Charles Avison, Curtis (Tiffany) Avison, Catherine (Ray) Mitchell, Cameron Howell, Misty Hohmann, Donald (Angela) Burgett III, Ben (Stacy) Burgett, Brandon (Jennifer Rader) Baker, Elaina (T.J) Foley, Nicole (Kori), Les (Carly), Danielle, Ricky and Wyatt Burgett, Jennifer Herd, Torina, Hunter, Faith & Lexi Fite, Taylor, Blake and Connor Randall; great grandchildren, Jessica Bonner, Eileen (Travis) Kinney, Claire & Symone Bonner, Brett Jr. & Gage Bonner, Emily & Mason Damman, Charley Olivia, Hadley, Berkley & Jaxton Avison, Jaiden, Jenesis & Joseph Mitchell, William, Austin, Emily & Katlynn Hohmann, Lucas, Allison, Ian & Zoey Burgett, Liliana & Benjamin Burgett, Jonathan & Colton Foley, Gabriela Burgett; and two great great grandchildren, Hendrix Ursitti & Aria Bonner.

Visitation will be Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM in the Marysville Funeral Home, 1200 Michigan Avenue.

Funeral services will be at 11 AM Thursday, August 18, 2016 in the Marysville Assembly of God Church, 1245 Sixth Street. The Reverend James Turner will officiate.

Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Port Huron. Pallbearers will be the grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Marysville Assembly of God Church.

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