Carl Edward Bursch, 83, of Cambridge, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021 at his home.
He was born November 17, 1938 in Greenwood, Minnesota to Edward and Fern (Schlief) Bursch. Carl graduated from Buffalo High School in 1957. In October of that year, he entered the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in April 1958. He remained in the Reserves until May 1965. He would marry and have four children, Kris, Russ, Nicole and Tom.
Carl worked as a truck driver for many years for E-Z Stop, Crown Co.Co. Inc., from which he later retired.
On September 18, 1993 he married Lorna Kuntz at Cambridge Lutheran Church. They made their home near Grandy until more recently moving to Cambridge.
Carl was a member of the International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers from March 1964 – February 1976. He was a current member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church. Carl enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and woodworking.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson Nicholas Kluge, brother Howard and sister Alice Reeves.
Carl is survived by his wife Lorna, children Kris (John) Archibald of Milaca, Russ Bursch of California, Nicole (John) Bathgate of Milaca, Tom Bursch of Princeton, step-children Vicki Schroeder of Isanti, Linda (Fred) Swanson of Braham, Dan (Karin) Kuntz of Circle Pines, 13 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, several in-laws, other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11AM, Friday, December 3, 2021 at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cambridge. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Cambridge Union Cemetery. Military Honors by the Cambridge American Legion.
The Service will be livestreamed on the church YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdBeXFtpAqbhQSEDs4KBfuA
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