Theodore R. Burr
THEODORE R. BURR of Hale, passed away March 9, 2012 at 81 years of age.
He is survived by his children, Kathy (Robert) Helwig of Conway, SC, Susan (Dennis) Cole of Prescott, Robert (Ruth) Burr of Hale, Marty (Hazel) Burr of Rose City, Jim Burr of Comstock Park, Teddy Burr of Hale and Russell Burr (Jim Anderson) of St. Clair Shores. Step-children, Teresa Barber of Germany, Scott Barber of Bay City and Angie (Britt) Barber. Grandchildren, Lisa Barber, Andy (Pam) Burr of Prescott, Adam (Jennifer) Burr of Phoenix, AZ, Denna Cole of Prescott, Brian and Kim Burr of Rose City, Robert, Andrea and Greg Burr of Hale. Step-grandchildren, Katelyn Barber and Kailynn Britt. Great-grandchildren, Katie, Kara, Jakub, Alyssa Burr, Luke Johnson, Lexi Barber, James, Dylan and Cliff Burr.
He is survived by his sister, Jean Sands of Clare, brother and sister in-laws, Nettie and Dorothy, Olive Royalty, Gail (Irene) Thayer, Carl (Beth) Thayer, Mary (Darryl) Alexander and Sid Slough. Preceded in death by his wife, Wenona who died in 1979, parents, Ted and Irma Burr, father and mother-in-law, Cecil and Lavina Thayer, brother and sister in laws, Don Burr, Richard “Dick” (Joyce) Burr, Willis “Bill” Burr, Carol Lee Slough and his longtime companion, Jan Barber. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Burr was a Korean War veteran and former member of the DAV. He was an avid gardner, enjoyed fishing and was a master cobbler. He also loved his dogs.
Private cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements handled by the Hale Chapel of the Buresh Funeral Home. Those wishing to express words of sympathy may do so at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.