Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Eugene Burroughs

   Eugene S. Burroughs, age 77 of Marysville died Sunday March 12, 2006. The son of the late Ralph and Grace (Duttweiler) Burroughs was born on September 2, 1928 in Detroit and was raised and educated in Pontiac. He served with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a business degree. On September 8, 1961 he married the former Donna Chapman in Howell. She predeceased him in 1994. He continued his father's business of Burroughs Pontiac dealership in Howell until 1976. While in Howell he was an active member of the First United Methodist Church and was instrumental in starting the local Elk's Lodge and was the first Exalted Ruler. Upon moving to Gladwin he obtained his realtor license and sold real estate in the Gladwin area for many years. He also served Secord Township as Supervisor and Tax Assessor. Eugene moved to Marysville in 2000 to be closer to his daughter. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed bowling.

   He is survived by daughters, Debra (Mike) Castle of Shepherd, Jill (Walter) Tanalski of St. Claire, and Judy (Mike) Dubay of Hemlock; brothers Ralph "Bud" Burroughs of Durham, NC and Richard Burroughs of Alamosa, CO; nine grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

   Graveside funeral and committal services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 16, 2006 at the Butman Cemetery, Gladwin. Visitation will be at the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home, 4210 N. Saginaw Rd., Midland on Wednesday March 15, 2006 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm. Memorials may be offered to the Michigan Elks Association for Major Projects Commission. Personal messages of support for the family may be offered at www.wilsonmiller. com.

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Butman Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
Korean Conflict
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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