|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 www.saundersmcfarlin.net.
For more information, call the funeral home at 815-943-5400.