Myron Burmaster, 81
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 6:52 AM
Myron G. Burmaster, 81, of Caledonia died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.
He was born on Feb. 4, 1931, to Martin and Annette (Johnson) Burmaster
on Cabbage Ridge, near Eitzen. He attended school in Black Hammer. He
proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps from December 1951 to December 1953.
On Jan. 31, 1959, he married Delores (Hosch) Becker. They operated
several businesses throughout the years including the Spring Grove Hotel,
the Coffee House, and Myron and Delores Tavern.
He enjoyed attending auction sales, buying and selling restaurant and
bar equipment, hunting, selling Christmas trees, attending various
sportsman's banquets and church dinners, telling stories and spending time
with family and friends.
He is survived by his six children, Henry "Stumpy" (Jackie) Becker of
Rushford, Bonnie (Mark) Goetzinger of Caledonia, Mary (Linus) Hammell of
Chatfield, Dorothy Schutz of Caledonia, Mark (Cari) of Onalaska, Wis., and
Donna (Todd) Boutelle of Black Earth, Wis.; 16 grandchildren; eight
great-grandchildren; a sister, Mardelle (Herbert) Staven; brothers-in-law,
Bob (Irene) Hosch and Darrel (Carol) Hosch; sisters-in-law, Janene Hosch and
Malita Raymond; nieces and nephews; and special friend, Lotus Vesterse of
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a
sister, Norma Rollie; brothers-in-law, Clayton Hosch and Harold Rollie; and
a son-in-law, Gary Schutz.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, Nov. 8, at St. Mary's Catholic
Church, Caledonia, with the Rev. Gregory Leif officiating and burial, with
military honors, was at Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia.
The McCormick Funeral Home of Caledonia assisted the family with
arrangements. Online condolences may be left at