Marguerite Jean Peterson (Papke)

Twining, Michigan
April 22, 1936 - October 18, 2019


Visitation for Marguerite will be on Monday from 2:00 to 8:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Twining

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home ~ Twining


Funeral services for Marguerite are scheduled for Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 12:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home with Chaplain Randy Brokaw officiating

Obituary Notice

Peterson (Papke), Marguerite Jean, age 83, of Twining, passed away on October 18, 2019.

She is survived by her children; Barbara (Glen) Miller of Gladwin, Vickie (Bob) Pryor of Fort Worth, TX, Marge (Tom Bodine) Peters of Twining, Arthur “Butch” (Gurnith) Papke of Twining, Patty Campbell of Twining, Sandy (Randy) Clayton of Rochester, Marie Papke of Bay City and Step-Daughter; Evelyn. Marguerite is also survived by her brothers; Guy (Donna) Burns of Flint, Larry Burns of Whittemore, sister; Joann Burd of Lapeer and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandaughter.

She was preceded in death by her husbands; Arthur Papke and Clark Peterson. Brothers; Jim and Wayne Burns. Son-in-law; Donald Campbell and Step-son; Frank Peterson.

Marguerite was born in Lapeer, Michigan to Edward and Beulah (Fleming) Burns. She worked as a Nurses Aide at the Ferguson Convalescent Center in Lapeer and later for the Council of Aging in Omer. She was active in the 4-H Club and enjoyed gardening, camping, fishing, crochet, going to the casino, playing cards and time spent with her family and friends. She had a strong Christian faith and loved listening to gospel music.

Visitation will be Monday from 2-8 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Twining, Michigan. Chaplain Randy Brokaw will officiate her funeral at Noon on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at the Buresh Funeral Home with burial to follow at Cedar Valley.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the family.


Memorial contributions for Marguerite may be made to her family


Cedar Valley Cemetery ~ Twining


Our deepest sympathy to the family of Aunt Jean,
— Allen J and Diane Walker
I'm so sorry to hear about aunt Jean. I loved her very much. She was my favorite aunt.
I'm very sorry I cant be there to say good by to her.

Kay fettes
— Kay Fettes
To the Papke family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this difficult time.

The Ledin family
— Sandy Ledin
I wasn’t able to have the chance to meet her, but from what I’ve heard she seems like a wonderful person to be around. A person that lights up every room, a loving mother and grandmother to her family. Prayers and condolences to her amazing family. ❤️
— Bella Welker

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