He was born August 31, 1961 in Oswego, to Richard S. and Karen L. Phillips Burger. He grew up and attended schools near Altamont and was a 1979 graduate of Labette County High School. He later attended college two years and was currently enrolled at Labette Community College where he was working toward a degree in physical therapy.
He was employed by Class LTD.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Altamont.
He and Linda K. Huerter were married May 3, 1997 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Chanute. She survives, of the home.
Also surviving are his parents, Richard and Karen, Oswego; three brothers, Richard Burger, Parsons, David Burger, Tulsa, Okla., Kevin Burger, Phoenix, Ariz.; one nephew; four nieces; father-in-law, Robert Huerter, Chanute.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 8 at the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Altamont. The family will receive friends from 7-8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to PALS (Proud Animal Lovers Shelter). These may be left at or mailed to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, KS 67357.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.