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Marjorie A. 'Marge' Burt


January 21, 2019

WAKEFIELD, Mich. - Marjorie A. "Marge" Burt, 97, of Bessemer, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in Wakefield.

Marge was born in Ironwood, daughter of the late Edward and Rose (Dalbac) Lundgren on April 11, 1921. She moved to Bessemer in 1934. She attended Bessemer schools and graduated from A.D. Johnston High School with the class of 1939. Marge was employed by The Ableman Company, retiring in 1981.

On Oct. 19, 1946, she was married to Jack Burt at St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Bessemer. He preceded her in death on Sept. 19, 1979.

Survivors include a son, John (Cathy) Burt of Janesville, Wis., daughters, Jackie (Hjalmer) Gunderson of Grandview, Wis. and Cheryl (Curt Olson) Burt-Olson of Bessemer; seven grandchildren, Brandon (Amanda), Brett (Kim) and Brady Gunderson, Ryan (Katy) and Kyle Burt, Jonathan (Ailien) Burt-Olson and Jennifer Amy Timm; three great-grandchildren, a son-in-law, Larry Timm; as well as many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jack; one daughter, Mary K. Timm; two sisters, Arlene and Betty Jane; and one brother, Edward Lundgren Jr.

According to Marge's wishes, a private service will be held at a later date. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery of Bessemer.

Frick-Zielinski of Bessemer is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information and to express condolences, visit


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