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John E. "Jack" Burgtorf
(August 31, 1933 - February 8, 2013)

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John E. (Jack) Burgtorf age 79 of Hasting, passed away February 8, 2013 at Thornapple Manor in Hastings. He was born August 31, 1933 in Cheboygan, Michigan, the son of August and Francella (Rands) Burgtorf.

Jack attending school in Belding, Michigan, graduating in 1952. Over the years Jack was employed by Royal Coach, EW Bliss, in the foundry and Hastings Aluminum Products. He married Charlene Rutterbush in 1964. Charlene passed away in 1975. He then married Janet Burns in 1977.

Jack enjoyed working on cars and attending all types of races throughout the years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, August and Francella Burgtorf, sisters: Emma Goodell of Saranac, Aletha Miller of Belding, brothers, Robert Burgtorf of Flint, Tom Burgtorf of California and Richard Burgtorf of Belding.

Jack is survived by his wife, Janet of Hastings; stepdaughter, Lois (Bill) Barber of Middleville; grandchildren: Monique (Chris) Eckert of Grand Rapids, Coreen (Jason) Edick of Charlotte, three great-grandchildren: Peyton and Kendra Edick, Anthony Eckert; brothres: William Burgtorf of Ionia, George (Evelyn) Burgtorf of Saranac and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation and Funeral Service:
Monday, February 11, 2013
Girrbach Funeral Home
Hastings, MI 49058
Amy Young, officiating

Visitation: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Funeral Service: 1:00 pm

Memorial Contributions:
Pennock Hospice
1230 W. State St.
Hastings, MI 49058

Hastings Township Cemetery
Hastings, Michigan


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