Donald R. Burton
Donald R. Burton, 57, of Chemung, IL; passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at
the University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI.

He was born on May 30, 1960, in Harvard, IL to Seymour and Helena (Wickman) Burton.
He worked as a welder for UniCarriers Americas Corp., and also farmed dairy cattle and

Donald married Lorraine Morgan on June 20, 1997, in Las Vegas, NV. He is a member
of the Harvard Moose Lodge. Don will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and
grandfather. He enjoyed farming and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife Lorraine; children Aaron (Mandy) Burton, Jeremy Burton,
Jessica Burton, Sabrina Burton; step-children Bruce (Jen) Byers, Colton (Sara) Byers,
Leon Byers, and Cassie Byers; six grandchildren and one on the way; siblings Betty
Drafz, Everett (Sue) Burton and Helen (Larry) Oerkfitz; and numerous nieces and

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother James Burton.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, February 5, 2018, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral
Home, 107 W. Sumner St. Harvard. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday,
February 6, 2018, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Harvard.

Family and friends may sign the online guest book at

For more information, call the funeral home at 815-943-5400.
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Name = Tammy Moore Kittner
Message = Our condolences: from the Moore family.

Name = Jan Simmons
Message = Colton so sorry to hear of your step dad's passing.  Prayers for
peace and comfort.

Name = John and Jean Stephan
Message = Don, a leader, a hard worker, a kind person, a very talented
craftsman, a fun person, a smile, a caring person, a cool guy. Lorraine and
family, what a great human being and friend I enjoyed waving to, working
with, talking to, and learning from. We are saddened. Our prayers are with

Name = Kim Conrad
Message = I am so sorry for your loss.

Deceased = Donald R. Burton
Name = Joey Brif
Message = You were always so nice to fellow employees. It was an honor to
know you.

Name = Roger & Sylvia Albright & Jonathan
Message = So Sorry to hear about Don. He will be missed at the sheep
shows and time we have spent talking to the family at the shows. Don was a
great person to be around. God Bless this family.