Obituary-William Burger

William Burger 93 died December 19, 2022, at the Linn Nursing Home.  He was born on April 7, 1929, in Clay Center, the son of Karl and Stella (Jacobs) Burger.  He married Elna Bott on January 6, 1952.  They made their home and farmed in rural Palmer.  Elna preceded him in death on March 8, 2016.  William was a member of the St John Evangelical Lutheran Church where he served as an elder, trustee and the men’s club.  He was also preceded in death by his parents, 5 sisters and 5 brothers.


Son: Jerrold Burger of Palmer, KS

Daughter: Lynette and husband Gary Abbott of Salina, KS

Daughter: Julia and husband Dwight Schwake of Roanoke, IL

4 Grandchildren; Emily and Brock Nash, Amanda and Casey Hertzenberg, Maddie Bevitt and Jacob Bevitt and 4 Great-grandchildren; Korah and Addyson Nash, Cyrus and Jade Hertzenberg

Funeral Services: 10:30AM Saturday, December 24, 2022, at St John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Palmer, KS

Minister: Pastor Joshua Hayes

Burial: St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Palmer, Kansas

Visitation: 3-6 PM Friday, December 23, at Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home

Memorials: St John Evangelical Lutheran Church or Linn Nursing Home c/o the funeral home

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