Shirley A. Burtch


Birth: November 4th, 1938
Death: March 11th, 2017
Age: 78 years
Residence:Sterling, Michigan

Shirley A. Burtch

Sterling, Michigan

Shirley A. Burtch, 78, passed way Saturday, March 11, 2017.  Shirley was born November 4, 1938 to the late Jess D. and Martha A. (Pipkins) Blanton in Malden, Missouri.  She married Earl L. Burtch October 3, 1958 in Madison County, Illinois.  Earl passed away April 16, 1988.  Shirley was a staunch supporter of Veterans, Relief of the Jews and an avid admirer of John Naggee Ministries.  When able she attended Faith Baptist Church in Standish.  Shirley held several secretarial positions at the Arenac County Court House over the years.  She worked on the election board, was active in politics in the Township of Clayton and eventually retired in 2016 with over 40 years as the Township Treasurer.  Shirley also held a position at McTaggart’s Wholesale.  Shirley liked working and serving with the public.  She allowed residents to drop off their taxes 7 days a week as long as she was awake.

Shirley is survived by 1 – Daughter; Carrie (Joseph) Liberty and 3 – Sons; Randy Burtch, Michael (Jean) Burtch and Paul (Terrie) Burtch.  She is survived by 8 Grandchildren and 1 Great Granddaughter.  Shirley is also survived by 1 Brother – Robert (Shirley) Blanton.  She was pre-deceased by 8 Brothers and Sisters and both parents.

Funeral Services will be Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 11 am at the Lee Ramsay Funeral Home-STANDISH CHAPEL, Standish, Michigan with the Rev. Ron Lucas officiating.  Interment will be in Clayton Township Cemetery, Sterling, Michigan.  Family will greet family and friends Wednesday from 4pm till 8pm and from 9 am until time of service at 11 am Thursday.



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