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Michael "Mike" Burton

June 5, 1949 — June 29, 2020

Michael “Mike” Allen Burton, age 71, of Ripon, WI passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020 at his home.

Mike was born on June 5, 1949 in Berlin, WI, the son of Marvin and Beverly (Zahn) Burton. He graduated from Ripon High School, and worked as a mechanic and owned Mike's 66 gas station as well as a bar in Princeton. Mike married Erlinda Canoza in Green Lake, WI in 1997. He enjoyed golfing, taking drives, riding motorcycle, boating, watching football (especially the Packers) and loved his country music. Most of all he loved and cherished his family.

Mike is survived by his wife, Erlinda Burton of Ripon, WI; three daughters, Megan Burton Olsen of Appleton, WI, Amy Burton Gard of Oshkosh, WI, and Angela Burton of Waukesha, WI; a son, Michael Burton of Ripon, WI; three sisters, Valerie Clark of Ripon, WI, Ramona Burton Carpenter of Sherman, TX, and Michele Burton Brittain of Tomahawk, WI; a brother, Mark (Robyn) Burton of Ripon, WI; and many nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Beverly Burton.

Per Mike's wishes there will be no funeral service. A memorial is being established in his hame.

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