John Burgard 87, Page, ND passed away in Fargo, surrounded by family, after complication from a stroke on Saturday Sept. 14, 2019. Born July 1, 1932 in Orrin, ND to Benard & Theresa (Volk) Burgard.
He married the beautiful Mary Fettig November 25, 1952. He worked for farmers in the Orrin area. 1960 they bought a grain & dairy farm in Page. He retired from dairy farming in 1997.
He enjoyed fishing, dancing, polka fests, gardening, but mostly enjoyed his large family.
He is survived by his wife Mary, 9 children: LindaThomas, Jim Burgard, Patty (Scott) Hoff, Karen (Rolland) Priewe, Duane (Joleen) Burgard, Brenda (Dexter) Demaray, Donna (Randy) Moen, Cindy Workman, MaryJean (Michael) Cuffe. 47 grandchildren, 59 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, 2 brothers Mathias & Benard, 1 sister Nettie Schnieder. He is proceeded in death by his parents, 4 sisters Theresea Martwick, Marion Stack, Tilly, Angie Mitzel, 1 brother Christ, 4 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday, September 20, 2019 from 5:00 till 6:30 in Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Page, ND, with a Rosary/Prayer Service at 6:30 pm visitation will continue Saturday from 9:00 till 10:00 followed by a Funeral Service at 10:00 am. Interment will be in the Page Cemetery.