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Barbara Jean Burmeister

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“Thank you, Mrs. B, for being the incredible spirit and educator who influenced so many lives over your journey. You will be missed and your...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Lynn Batchelder - Grand Haven, MI

“A great teacher, who now has a special place in Heaven. ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: Howard Herrygers - Muskegon, MI

“What a special lady, Kurt. Thanks for being so special to her. ”
3 of 22 | Posted by: Betty Eisenlohr - Hart, MI

“Kurt, your mother impacted my life more than she ever knew. I was not one of her favorite students but she never gave up on me. She should be on...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Bud Tice - Omaha, NE

“Barb impacted many lives in her long teaching career. She gave her students the skills to succeed in lifeand will long be remember as the "...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Dale & Jan Lathers - Mears

“My sincere condolences to Barbara's family and friends. Barbara was a former customer of ours and I always looked forward to her visits and chats...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Jan Edlund - Muskegon, MI

“Barb was the ultimate DIVA . l enjoyed every minute of the plays, Debate and speech contests. She helped me out after our house fire and later...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Cheri Michael - Hart, MI

“What a gifted, generous teacher she was...a truly beautiful woman, inside and out. I was so blessed to have her as my teacher, speech, and drama...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Jerianne (Hallack) Block - Shelby, MI

“A Speech teacher of mine in 1960. A very special lady. Thank God for her long productive life. My condolences to her family. Charlene Jensen Cooper,...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Charlene Cooper - Warren, MI

“What a great loss for not only her family but her friends, former students and a community who loved her. What a truly rich experience for having...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Linda Reeds - Hart, MI - student

“Mrs. B was my champion, taught me to perform without fear. I was proud to go to state speech competition where she always encouraged even when I...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Larry Eisenlohr - Spring Branch, TX

“Your mother lived a good, long life Kurt, touching many people on her journey. Though it's never easy to say goodbye to a parent, this is truly a...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Ann and Randy Herrygers - friend

“Barb will be missed by all who knew her. I enjoyed helping her with school projects, working part-time at Courtland House and the good times we had...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Ruth Watkins - Pentwater, MI

“Mrs. B was known by everyone! She added so much drama to everything she did, be it teach, direct, coach or set up a little shop! Many happy...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Deb Graber - Torch Lake, MI

“Mrs. B has impacted so many lives during lifetime and her influence will continue for many generations. She will be sorely missed by all who knew he. ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: joella Riggs - Mears, MI

“It is impossible for me to overstate the influence that "Mrs. B" had on my life. She taught me to write and interpret and perform, and do...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Stan Jensen - Beaver Island, MI

“Barb was an incredibly talented artist in so many genres. She was very generous, sharing her knowledge and using her vast network of fellow artists...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Becca Wentzloff - Shelby, MI

“I remember Barbara from her work as drama instructor at the High School. She was truly a caring teacher and enjoyable to connect with as her...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Richard Oman - Muskegon, MI

“A wonderful teacher, neighbor and friend! She will be missed ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Sue Randall Shukis - Big Prairie, MI

“Please accept my deepest sympathy.Mrs. B,as we called her,taught us so much. I shall always remember her dramatic interpretation of the witches in...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Nancy Canavera - Summerville, SC

“We are very sorry to hear this news. Mrs. B was loved by her students and all who knew her. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Janice and Terry Tnompson - MI

“Barbara took a shy country girl and inspired her to become an outgoing speaker with no fear of being involved on community affairs. In later life she...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Betty Yeager-Root - Hart, MI


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Barbara was born on April 27, 1926 and passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

Barbara was a resident of Hart, Michigan at the time of passing.

She grew up in Shelby and graduated from Shelby High School in 1944.

Memorials may be directed to Hart Community Performing Arts Association, PO Box 7, Hart, MI 49420.

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