Obit: Burrington, Rae Lynn
M. “Buzz” (1983 – 2006)
Surnames: Burrington, Rowell, Field
----Source: The Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) March 29, 2006
Burrington, Rae Lynn M. “Buzz” (March 26, 1983 - March 24, 2006)
Rae Lynn M. “Buzz” Burrington, age 22, of Thorp, died at Luther Hospital, in Eau Claire, on Friday, March 24, 2006.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at Faith Evangelical Free Church in Stanley. Pastor Matthew Miklasz officiated. The burial followed at the Town of Butler Cemetery, rural Thorp. Pallbearers were Dan Burrington, Brian Burrington, Steve Parent, Sam Link, Charles Lorentz and Jeff Doane. Visitation was held at the Thorp Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., and at the church on Wednesday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.
Rae Lynn Marie Burrington was born on March 26, 1983 in Eau Claire to Fred and Marylou (Rowell) Burrington. She was raised in the Town of Butler and received her education in Thorp, graduating from Thorp High School in 2002. While attending Thorp High School, Rae Lynn worked at the Silver Dollar in Thorp and at the Corner Pub in Stanley. After graduating from high school, she worked at Menards for one year and then attended Professional Hair Design School in Eau Claire, where she earned her degree in cosmetology. Rae Lynn was presently working at A. J. Manufacturing in Bloomer.
She was involved in Girl Scout’s, where she was a Gold Award recipient; F. F. A.; and she wore the Thorp Cardinal mascot as a cheerleader.
Rae Lynn had many interests, but especially loved spending time with her family, her horse Blaze, fishing, deer hunting and camping.
She is survived by one daughter; Marie Annette Field of Eau Claire; her fiancé Nathan Field, of Eau Claire; her parents Fred and Marylou Burrington of Thorp; two brothers, Robert “Crabs” Burrington of Thorp and Chad (Nicole) Burrington of Fort Drum, NY; a special uncle, Clarence Rowell of Eau Claire; her future father-in-law and mother-in-law; Steven and Barbara Field of Eau Claire; her future sister-in-law, Melissa Field of Eau Claire; aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Pirl and Helen Burrington and her maternal grandparents James and Gertrude Rowell.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be given to the Marie Annette Field Fund.
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