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William "Bill" J. Burg

April 12, 1939 — January 27, 2023

St. Peter

William "Bill" J. Burg

William “Bill” J. Burg, age 83 of St. Peter, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2023 surrounded by family.

Funeral service will be 11:00am Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Hosanna Lutheran Church in Mankato. Visitation will be 4:00pm-7:00pm Wednesday February 1st at St. Peter Funeral Home and continue at 10:00am Thursday at church. To leave a condolence for the family, visit his obituary at www.saintpeterfuneralhome.com.

William James was born April 12, 1939 in Norseland to James and Dorothy (Seidl) Burg. He attended Kasota School and was a 1957 graduate of St. Peter High School. During his school years he met Gloria Maas, and they later married on January 10, 1959 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Bill was employed at Crown Cork and Seal, Komatz Construction, Northstar Concrete and the St. Peter State Hospital where he retired. Bill enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, building a cabin up north, winters in TX, four-wheeling, snowmobiling, working on old cars and tractors, playing cards and having coffee with friends, and was a member of the Auto Restorers Club. He loved time with his family, especially his great grandchildren.

Left to remember Bill are his wife of 64 years, Gloria; daughters: Laurel (Randy) Ballman, Julianne (John) Stiefel, and Dawn (Paul) Michels; 9 grandchildren: Emily Fritz, Joshua Ballman, Kristina Bittner, Rhea Sellner, Charity Gardner, Scott Gunderson, James Michels, Tyler Stiefel and Jordan Stiefel; 18 great-grandchildren: Alex, Jake, Lillian, Wyatt, Sean, Ganser, Avery, Oliver, Ava, Finley, Charles, Chloe, Willa, Macy, Andi, Jett, Leo and Wells; siblings: Dick, Chuck, John, Frank, Margaret, Janice and James; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a sister, Rosemary and grandson, Nicholas.

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Saint Peter Funeral Home - Klein Chapel

906 N Washington Street, St. Peter, MN 56082

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Visitation

Thursday, February 2, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Hosanna Lutheran Church Mankato

105 Hosanna Dr, Mankato, MN 56001

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Funeral Service

Thursday, February 2, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Hosanna Lutheran Church Mankato

105 Hosanna Dr, Mankato, MN 56001

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