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Obituary: Diane M. Burger

Dec 26, 2015 01:57PM ● Published by Jim

Diane M. Burger

Diane M. Burger, age 69 of Markesan, passed away peacefully at Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah on Monday, December 21, 2015.

Diane was born on February 16, 1946 in Ewen, MI, the daughter of Alex and Martha (Niemela) Tyyska. She proudly served her country in the Wisconsin Air National Guard from 1980-1995 and was a member of the Kingston George Thompson American Legion Post #395. Diane also owned and operated her own tax preparation service.

Diane is survived by her husband, Lawrence "Larry" Burger, Markesan; her son, Brian (Kimberly) Winski of Ft. Bragg, NC; her daughters, Lisa (Mark) Pugel of Oak Creek and Renee (Aaron) Smith of Kewaskum; her sisters, Barbara and Norma; several grandchildren along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Jim and other relatives.

A memorial gathering for Diane will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 181 S. Main St., Markesan.

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services in Markesan is honored to be serving the family. You may send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at


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