Eugene L. Burbach,
age 72 of Chesterton passed away on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, in his home in
Chesterton. He was born on March 16, 1945, in Dubuque, Iowa, to his father,
Francis J. Burbach and his mother, Helene M. Burbach, both of whom preceded
him in death.
On April 8, 1967,
in Dickeyville, WI, he married Linda F. Gladden, who preceded him in death
on November 10, 2015. They were married for 48 wonderful years.
Gene is survived by
his children: Lynnette (Jarred) of Martinsville, IN, Tammy (Rick) England of
Avon, IN, Jeanette (Mike) Borzych of Chesterton, IN, and Jeffrey (Marcela)
Burbach of Clinton, IN; his six grandchildren: Jerrick Suiter, Danielle
Suiter, Riley England, Sarita Hayford, Ross England, and Carter Borzych; as
well as his siblings: Francis Burbach of Platteville, WI, Murial McKinlay
(deceased), Rosalie Hirsch of Kieler, WI, Catherine Weber of Lancaster, WI,
James Burbach of Kieler, WI, Sylvia Wentz of Dickeyville, WI, Helene Hill of
Dubuque, IA, and Mark Burbach, of Footville, WI.
He was a 1963
graduate of Cuba City High School. Eugene was a veteran of the United States
Army serving from 1963-1967 and was stationed in Thule, Greenland. He was a
member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 providing
service for 45 years.
When his children
were young, he enjoyed coaching and was active in State Park Little League.
Eugene was an avid Green Bay Packer fan, loved sports, and always enjoyed
watching his children and grandchildren play. He loved to fish and hunt.
will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at 4 p.m., at White-Love Funeral
Home, 525 South Second Street, Chesterton. The family will receive friends
on Saturday from 2 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
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