Donald “Don” Burghard
Last updated 9/13/2018 at Noon
Donald F. Burghard passed away Aug. 31, 2018 at Samaritan Hospital surrounded by his family.
He was born February 26, 1931 to Fred and Lilly Burghard, Ritzville, Washington. He graduated from Ritzville high school in 1949.
Following closure of U & I factory he received his AA degree from Spokane Community College.
He married Lorraine Seibel on November 2, 1951. Together they raised five children.
He was drafted into the US Army in November of 1951. He was awarded the Commendation Ribbon with Medal Pendant for meritorious service in Korea during the period November 23, 1952 to October 8...