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Louis "Ed" Burri

Louis "Ed" Burri

Louis Ed Burri was born in Rice Lake, Wisconsin on November 19, 1934 the son of Louis and Bertha (Wuethrich) Burri.

His father was a cheese maker and the family moved several times as Ed was growing up. They were in River Falls, Wisconsin and when Ed was 5 or 6 they moved to Deer Park, Wisconsin. He attended school in Deer Park then later in Amery. The family moved back to River Falls and Ed graduated from High School there in 1952. On September 8, 1956 he was united in marriage to Lois Jeanne Germain. They lived in the twin cities and later in North Hudson, Wisconsin. In 1961 they moved to Deer Park, Wisconsin where they have remained since.

Ed was active in the Deer Park Community being the caregiver of the deer in the park for many years, a member of the Deer Park Lion's Club and one of the perennial cooks for the July 4th Celebration. He also enjoyed many activities. He was a golfer, bowler, and euchre player to name a few. He also enjoyed the outdoors and the hunting and fishing it provided.

Ed was a long time member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Deer Park. The past few years he has struggled with his health. He died at his home in Deer Park on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the age of 84.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: William and Robert. Surviving family members include his wife of over 62 years Lois, one brother Armin Duane Burri and his wife Dianne, sister-in-law JoAnn Burri, many nieces and nephews; special friends: Joyce, Wayne, Dan, Michele, and Bryce Peterson and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Deer Park. There will be a visitation at the Williamson-White Funeral Home in Amery on Tuesday, March 19 from 4 to 7 p.m. and for the hour prior to the service at the church. Spring interment will be at the Calvary Cemetery in Deer Park, Wisconsin.

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The Williamson-White Funeral Home and Cremation Services assisted the family.