John Christian Burgers
Zoon van Wouter (Walter) Burgers en Hendrika Bos, geboren 8-10-1892, overleden 9-4-1982 en begraven USA SD Sioux Falls Hills of Rest Memorial Park
Trouwt 23-8-1910 Maggie Vander Ploeg, geboren 18-8-1891, overleden 4-4-1975 en begraven bij haar man
Kinderen van Steven en Jennie
On February 5, 1945 he married Neva Burgers of Harrisburg, South Dakota. They farmed in the Lennox and Canton area and in 1952 they moved to Beaver Creek, Minnesota. In 1958 they moved to a farm west of Estelline where he retired in 2011. He died on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Prairie Lakes Hospital in Watertown at the age of 92 years.
He was a member of the Reformed Church for many years. George enjoyed farming and working with the soil and livestock his whole life. He also enjoyed helping neighbors when he could. His hobbies were fishing, especially ice fishing and he was known for his great gardens and being handy at fixing things like machinery.
George was preceded in death by his parents; six sisters Alice Larson, Minnie Clements, Ann Bramstedt, Jenny Wheelhouse, Susan Wheelhouse and Harriet Hekisen; five brothers, Harm, Sander, Albert, John and Hillrick; a son Gordon in 1978; and a grandson Doyle Laue in 1994.
His funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at American Lutheran Church in Castlewood. Visitation will be Monday from 5-7PM at Geise Funeral Home in Estelline. There will be a second service at 2:30 PM Tuesday at George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls with visitation one hour preceding the service. Burial will be in Hills of Rest Memorial Park in Sioux Falls.