Burback, Mary L., Freeland, Michigan

Passed away Sunday, April 3, 2011 at Bartonwoods Assisted Living, age 92 years. Mary Meyer was born in Saginaw, Michigan November 20, 1918 the daughter of the late Gottfried and Eva (Metzler) Meyer. She married Fred J. Burback November 21, 1940. He predeceased her February 11, 1981. Mary worked at Michigan Sugar Processing for over 35 years. She is survived by four children, Fred R. (Mary Jo) Burback, Freeland, Terry Burback, Arizona, Barbara Martin, Saginaw and Donald Burback, Texas: 10 grandchildren, Brian Burback, Bonnie (Bill) Smith, Scott (Kathy) Burback, Amy (Jeff) VanMeter, Steven (Erika) Burback, Kevin Burback, Dennis (Casey Jo) Burback, Jennifer Archuleta, Joshua Burback and Britney Burback;11 great-grandchildren, Christopher Burback, Amber Burback, Nathan VanMeter, Bridgett Burback, Chase Smith, Brice Burback, Casey Knoerr, Courtney Burback, Chance Burback, Alfonso Archuleta and Brent Archuleta; two sisters, Esther LaCure and Caroline Byron; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Mary was predeceased by two brothers, Don Meyer and Ed Meyer; two sisters, Hilda Mertz and Helen Ballard. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at W.L. Case & Company, 409 Adams St. Rev. Douglas Kahl will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home Tuesday from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from noon until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association. www.casefuneralhome.com