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Michael John Burr

October 2, 1955 ~ January 10, 2023 (age 67) 67 Years Old
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Michael Burr Obituary

Michael J. Burr age 67 of Prairie du Chien, passed away on Tuesday January 10, 2023, at the Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, WI.  He was born on October 2, 1955, in Prairie du Chien the son of Alonzo and J. Anita (Haupt) Burr.  He graduated from Prairie du Chien High School in 1973.  Michael married Barbara Thornton on August 5, 1978, in McGregor, IA and later divorced.  He later married Joann Bender in 2007 and later divorced.  Michael was an avid outdoorsman who liked to hunt and fish.  He enjoyed watching Wisconsin sports.  Most of all, he loved his family, especially his grandchildren.  Michael’s sense of humor will be missed by all.  He is survived by his children: Melissa (Jeff) Marshall, Steven, and Sarah (Johnny McArthur) King, his sister: Connie Burr, sisters-in-law: Carol Burr and Joanne Peterson-Brooks, 14 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter: Brenda Cipra, brothers: Gerald, Robert, and Larry, sisters: Julie and Mary.

A Memorial Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2023, from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Garrity Funeral Home Chapel in Prairie du Chien with a private burial at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.    

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January 19, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Garrity Funeral Home
704 S. Ohio St.
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821


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