|Birth: ||Sep. 23, 1944|
|Death: ||Mar. 15, 2009|
St. Clair County
Orren A. Burgett Jr., 64, of Ruby, died unexpectedly Sunday, March 15, 2009, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Port Huron, emergency room.
He was born October 23, 1944, in Detroit the son of the late Orren Sr. and Jeannette McConnell Burgett.
His marriage of 29 years to Gail Jeannette Martin was Thursday, October 14, 1976, in Port Huron. Gail died Wednesday, September 20, 2006 .
Orren served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 to 1966.
He then joined the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department as a Deputy in 1971. He advanced to Lieutenant of the narcotics division and retired in 1996.
He was a longtime volunteer fireman and past chief for Clyde Township Fire Department.
He enjoyed working in his yard and spending time with his dog, Duke, and had traveled to Arizona and the West coast on his motorcycle.
Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Shelle Withey of Yale and Dawn and Jeff Teichow of Port Huron, step son and daughter-in-law, Chad and Patricia Shappee of Ruby, stepdaughter and son-in-law, Jeanette and Justin Peters of Ruby; eight grandchildren, Brianna and Jesse Withey, Krystal and Joshua Teichow, Lauren Thomas, Amanda Warren, Colton Peters, and Katalin Shappee; mother and father-in-law, Noreen and Jim Dingwell of Ruby; two sisters-in-law, Faye (Bob) Mason and Patricia Morgan (Randy) all of Port Huron; very close friend, Lori Bambusch of Fort Gratiot; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Orren Sr., his mother Jeannette McConnell Burgett, and his wife Gail Burgett.
His family honors the memory of Orren and invites you to visit and share Thursday 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Kaatz Funeral Directors, Yale, and attend funeral services 11:00 a.m. Friday with 10:00 a.m. visiting. Rev. Lisa Clark, associate pastor of Capac Methodist Churches, will officiate.
Burial will be in Ruby Cemetery, Clyde Township.
Memorials are suggested to "Wishes of the Family".
Gail Jean Martin Burgett (1949 - 2006)*
St. Clair County
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Record added: Mar 17, 2009
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