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John F. Burdick Jr.

December 14, 1932 ~ March 14, 2022 (age 89)


BURDICK, John F., Jr. – of Chesaning, passed away Monday, March 14, 2022, at  Covenant Healthcare in Saginaw. He was 89 years of age.

John was born December 14, 1932, in Brant Twp. to the late John and Beatrice (Maturen) Burdick and was a resident of the Chesaning and St. Charles areas most of his life. John served in the US Army, 2nd Armored Division from March 1950 to April 1953 and received the Purple Heart Medal. He was united in marriage to Sharon L. Smith on July 21, 1957. She preceded him in death on June 18, 2011. Mr. Burdick was employed by Hehr then retired from Carolina Freight. He enjoyed helping the Boy Scouts in the popcorn booth during the Showboat Festivals.

Surviving are: daughter, Michelle Eickholt (Dale Fowler) of St. Charles; son, Mitch Burdick of Chesaning; grandchildren: Richard Eickholt of FL, Andrea (Neil) Woodgate of St. Charles, Natalie (Dave) Robison of Chesaning and Brandon (Brianne) Burdick of Chesaning; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by 2 brothers and a sister, Dominick Burdick, Joseph Burdick and Minnie Borchers.

Honoring his wishes, cremation has taken place. Inurnment will be in Great Lakes National Cemetery with military honors on Friday, July 1, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. You may light a memorial candle or share a memory at misiukfuneralhome.com. 

Misiuk Funeral Home
Chesaning, Michigan 48616

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July 1, 2022

Great Lakes National Cemetery
4200 Belford Road
Holly, MI 48422

No services are planned

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