Burton W. Ramaker

Burton W. Ramaker of Rochester, MN passed away on August 26, 2020.

Burton was born January 19, 1932 in Granger, MN to Fred and Mabel (Daws) Ramaker. He served in the US Army and was stationed in Korea and Iwo Jima. He met Ardith (Johnson) Ramaker at the Pla-Mor Ballroom in Rochester. They married on July 27, 1957 in Dodge Center Methodist Church and have celebrated 63 years of marriage.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and driving his motorhome to Texas. He loved to spend as much time as possible at his cabin. He was always cleaning and fixing things.

Burt was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Ardith; son, Michael Ramaker; daughter, Janice (Randy) Holtorf; and granddaughters, Katie and Haley.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Delmar and Bob; sisters, Bernice and Shirley; and grandson, Cohner.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Burial will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Preston, MN.

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