Darlene D. (Mrs. Wilmer) Burmeister, age 82, of Faribault, died on Friday, June 25, 2010 at the St. Lucas Care Center, Faribault.

Funeral services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Faribault on Monday, June 28, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. with the Reverend Steven J. Kuehne, officiating. Interment will be at the Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault.

Visitation will be held at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Sunday, June 27, 2010 from 2 to 5 p.m. and also in the church for one hour prior to the services on Monday

Darlene D., the daughter of Bernard and Ernestine (Lick) Meyer was born on February 12, 1928 at Faribault. She was raised on a farm and attended country school. She graduated from Faribault Senior High in 1946. She married Wilmer Burmeister on August 11, 1951. She was a homemaker and also was employed by Kresge’s, Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf and Blind, and also Shattuck-St. Mary’s School all of Faribault. Darlene loved the Lord her God and all her family. She enjoyed baking, canning, gardening and embroidery.

She is survived by her husband, Wilmer; three children, Gary (Raelene) Burmeister of St. Francis; Susan Burmeister of Wisconsin, and Mark (and Barb) Burmeister of Faribault; four grandchildren, Gary "Jason" (and Shannon), Justin (and Kristen), Jamie (and Dennis Kootz) and William Burmeister; three great grandchildren, Cayla, Andrew "A. J.", and Theodore Burmeister.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Lucille Froman and Violet Mae in infancy.

Guest Book Memories Will Be Recorded Below

Name: Martha Watson
Date: Tuesday June 29, 2010


Sue, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Hang in there! Martha

Name: Jasmin
Email: jasmin.bohnert@state.mn.us
Date: Monday June 28, 2010


Sue, you may know me by name but have not met each other in person. I am one of the HR girls in St Peter. Sending to you and the rest of the family my deepest sympathy. I will keep you all in my prayers. Jasmin

Name: Paul and Marcia Onkka
Date: Saturday June 26, 2010


Wilmer -- we were so sorry to read of the death of Darlene. She was a loving and faithful wife and mother. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Name: Constance M. Tuck
Email: constance.tuck@state.mn.us
Date: Friday June 25, 2010


My condelences to all of the Burmeister family and relatives. Sue, so sorry to hear of your loss. I know from personal experience how painful it is to lose a mom. Please know that those of us in DHS Equal Opportunity Office are thinking of you in your time of loss and grief. Please remember to be kind to yourself during this sad time. Connie