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

Spring Grove.

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