Saturday, December 29, 2012



AGE: 78

ADDRESS: W7005 County Road O, Medford, Town of Little Black Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 10:15 A.M. Friday, December 28 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 4, 2013 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Medford, where full military honors will be performed by the Medford Military Honors Team.

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

VISITATION: 9:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 4 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: November 2, 1934 in West Allis, WI

EDUCATION: Attended schools in West Allis and Watertown

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: July 29, 1961 at St. Marks Lutheran Church, Watertown to Judith D. Wolff and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Frank served in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1957-1963. He was called to active duty during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He then owned and operated a service station in Lake Mills and in Fort Atkinson, during this time he also worked in the auto industry at various locations in Watertown, Lake Mills, and Fort Atkinson until moving to Medford in 1976. While residing in Medford he was the fleet manager of Tombstone Pizza until 1991 and Bauer Trucking, where he was the parts manager until his retirement in 1996. Frank enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, bowling, snowmobiling, horseshoes, watching the Packers and NASCAR.

MEMBER OF: Immanuel Lutheran Church, Medford

PAST MEMBER: Pine Creek Riders Snowmobile Club and the Men’s and Mixed Couple Bowling Leagues

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Judith “Judy” D. Burghaus of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Kenn (Sandy) Burghaus of Dorchester, Ronda (William) Bublitz of Columbus, Richard (Anne) Burghaus of Medford, Andrew (Fiancé Beth Johnston) Burghaus of Avon, Co. and Jennifer (Roger) Brandner of Pardeeville

GRANDCHILDREN: Anthony (Patience McDonald) Burghaus of Campbellsport, Michael Burghaus of Owen, Drew Bublitz of Waukesha, Rachael and Brent Bublitz both of Columbus, Emily (Josh Laughlin) Burghaus of Westminster, CO, Ben (Sara) Burghaus of Medford, Blake, Bailey and Brianna Brandner of Pardeeville

STEP-GRANDSON: Justin Groth of Augusta

GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Noah Burghaus of Campbellsport and Mayson Laughlin of Westminster, CO

SURVIVING BROTHERS: Gerald (Margaret) Burghaus of Oshkosh and David (Chris) Burghaus of Lake Mills

DECEASED SISTERS: Marilyn Borchardt and Marjorie Rupnow


DECEASED MOTHER: Edna C.F.H. Burghaus (Maiden Name: Schnell)

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Frank’s name to Immanuel Lutheran Church 420 Lincoln Street Medford, WI 54451 or to Hope Hospice 537 W. Broadway Avenue Medford, WI 54451
Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements
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