Edsel F. Burnor

Edsel F. Burnor, 90, of Britton, passed away May 22, 2009.  Edsel was born Nov. 29, 1918, in Deerfield, Mich., the son of Floyd and Edna (Opel) Burnor.  On Aug. 16, 1947, he married Margaret Osburn and she survives.  He was a graduate of Deerfield High School.

Edsel was a veteran of World War II serving as a military police in the Pacific.  He retired from the Tecumseh Products after many years of service.  While working at the Products he also engaged in farming.

After retiring he spent winters in Florida and enjoyed gardening, farming and fishing.  
Besides his wife,  Margaret, he is survived by his sons, Richard Burnor and Larry (Amy) Burnor;  grandchildren, Jeffrey (Erika) Burnor and Sarah Burnor; and great-granddaughter, Isobelle Burnor.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Johnny; sister, Ruth Langschied; and brother, Max.  

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at the  J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh with the Rev. Lloyd Jewett officiating.
Burial followed in Deerfield Cemetery.    

Condolences to the family may be made on line at www.pursefunerlhome.com.

Tecumseh Herald


110 E. Logan St.
P.O. Box 218
Tecumseh, MI 49286

Email Us


Latest articles

  • Pictured (l-r) are: Jane Woodward-Harrington, Gordon Comfort, Martha Hayden-Woodward, Rob Hartmann, Ruth Satterthwaite Hartmann, Rae Nita Heintzelman and Raymond Schmidt. Photo by Mickey Alvarado.

    Thu, 08/25/2016 - 1:16pm
  • Tecumseh resident Cinda Brooks adopted a blind 10-year-old Labrador in January from the Lenawee Humane Society. It is Brook’s third dog she has rescued from the Adrian shelter. Photo by Jim LIncoln.

    Thu, 08/25/2016 - 1:14pm
  • The Irish roots group, Runa, will perform at the TCA in February. Photo submitted.

    Thu, 08/25/2016 - 1:11pm

Please Login for Premium Content