Richard Burg of Fontanelle
Graveside Services: Monday, August 16, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. at the Bryant Cemetery, Rural Fontanelle, Iowa with full military graveside rites by Fontanelle American Legion Carlson Post No. 247. A luncheon will follow at the Fontanelle United Methodist Church.
Richard Keith Burg was born on October 1, 1949, in Fontanelle, Iowa, to Melvin and Eleanor (Warrior) Burg. He passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, near Fontanelle, Iowa, at the age of 60.
Richard was raised in Adair County, Iowa. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1972 with one year in the tour of Vietnam. He was very proud to be a Vietnam Veteran and was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Stars. He loved being outdoors, if it was for a drive in the country or sitting at the Bridgewater Lake. He also like to fish and hunt in his younger years.
He was preceded in death by his parents;
He is survived by his brother, Roger Burg of Fontanelle; two step grandchildren; two step great grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, many cousins, other relatives and friends.