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Creta Burhans

December 22, 1921 July 27, 2019
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CRETA V. BURHANS, 97, of Stevens Point, formerly of Brule, Wisconsin, was called home by her Lord & Savior Jesus Christ on July 27, 2019, at WillowBrook Assisted Living, Stevens Point.

Born December 22, 1921, to Clyde and Edna Schermerhorn in Cloverland Township, Brule, Wisc.  

She married Leland Burhans on November 1, 1941.

Creta worked as an LPN. She enjoyed singing, dancing & traveling, going to Vienna, Austria, with the Northwest WI Community Choir, Mission trips to New York City & Mexico, and across the US with her children to visit family.

She is survived by her children: Mrs. William (Virginia) Wiemer, Edward (Terry) Burhans, Mrs. Benny (Alice) Johnson; 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents and siblings. 

‘Celebration of Life’ Memorial Services scheduled as follows:
Formerly: GNFC
Stevens Point, WI 54481 
Friday, August 16, 2019
Visitation 6-7pm
Pastor Matthew Mallek officiating 

Formerly: Cloverland Mission Covenant
Maple, WI 54854 
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Visitation 2-3pm
Service 3pm
Pastor Jon Arneson officiating 

Interment at Resthaven Cemetery Cloverland, Wisc. 

We want to Gratefully Thank the WillowBrook Staff and Heartland Hospice for the Excellent care they provided her! 

The Mid-Wisconsin Cremation Society is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit

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