Obit: Dyer, Burl A. (1938 - 2013)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Castro, Chapman, Clements, Daniels, Dyer, Ervin, Green, Holder, Jerome, Kovach, Moffitt, Ogorzalek, Potrzuski, Sawyer, Shannon, Szyka, Zaszczurynski

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 12/12/2013

Dyer, Burl A. (8 NOV 1938 - 10 DEC 2013)

Burl A. Dyer, 75, Rib Lake, died on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at his home.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 13 at 10:30 a.m. at Hemer Funeral Home in Rib Lake, with Rev. David Clements officiating.

Interment will be at Lakeview Cemetery in Rib Lake. Pallbearers are John Ervin, Russ Ogorzalek, Leonard Castro, John Potrzuski, Jacob Jerome, Terrance "Butchy" Zaszczurynski.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.


----Source: The Hemer Funeral Home (Medford & Rib Lake, WI) Online obituary

Date and place of birth: March 5, 1938 at Morgan County, Tennessee.

Education: Sumbrite, TN elementary schools.

Marriages: 1st – Feb. 6, 1954 at Morgan County, TN to Katherine Ann Chapman. She preceded him in death on May 20, 2004; 2nd – August 18, 2010 at Medford to Shirley Sawyer and she survives.

Principal events in life: He worked as a welder for all of his working life in Skokie, IL until his retirement. He moved to Rib Lake in 2001. He enjoyed fishing, working on cars, mowing lawns, dancing and country music.

His surviving spouse: Shirley Dyer, Rib Lake; surviving children: Lorenda Szyka, Elk Grove, IL; Burl (Pat) Dyer, Jr., Green Bay; Cindy (Leonard) Castro, Chicago; Mary (Russ) Ogorzalek, Medford; Roxanne (John) Ervin, Rib Lake; George (Diane) Dyer, Chicago; Dan (Diane) Dyer, Kentucky; step-children: Frankie (Bobbie) Kovach, Neelyville, MO; Vickie (Paul) Green, Naylor, MO; Victor Kovach, Jr., Neelyville, MO.

His surviving siblings: Albert Dyer, TN; Theodore (Josie) Dyer, FL; Madeline Daniels, MI; Troy Dyer, TN; Joe (Betty) Dyer, TN; Virginia “Tiny” (Jack) Shannon, OH.

Deceased parents: father, Albert Dyer, mother, Mary Holder; deceased siblings: Foy Dyer; Gwendelyn Moffitt; deceased son: William Joseph Dyer, in 1970; deceased step-son: Billy Ray Kovach




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