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Mildred "Anne" Burr

12/12/1938 - 05/14/2019

Mildred “Anne” Burr, age 80, of Winneconne, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 12, 1938, in Memphis, Tennessee to the late Ross and Mildred (Mason) Butler. Anne was a 1956 graduate of Treadwell High School in Memphis. Anne married Ronnie Burr at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Memphis, and in 1960 Anne returned with Ron to Neenah/Menasha from Memphis. From 1967 until her retirement in 1998 she worked at Albany International. Upon retirement they built their dream home on Lake Winneconne. Anne loved being a grandmother, crafting, crocheting, cross stitch, and being in her sewing room. She was a member of the Winneconne Historical Society and Friends of the Winneconne Library.

Anne will be missed dearly by: four children, Randy (Dawn) Burr, of Neenah; Rickey (Cheryl) Burr, of Cherokee, Alabama; Rebecca Anne Burr, of Butte des Morts; Russell (Lisa) Burr, of Menasha; grandchildren, Craig Burr, of Cherokee, Alabama; Connie (Jimmy) Sims, of Florence, Alabama; Coral Foate, of Appleton; Brooke Burr, of Neenah; Michelle Burr, of Neenah; Dustin Burr, of Neenah; Jeremy Krueger, of Neenah; ten great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Robert (Karen) Burr; and other relatives and friends.

Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Ronald “Ronnie” Burr, on December 9, 2017; and sisters, Grace, Linda, and Susan.

A visitation for family and friends will be on Friday, May 17, 2019, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Park 1451 Green Valley Rd. Neenah. A service will be held on Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the mausoleum chapel. Entombment will follow.

Anne’s family wishes to thank the doctors and nurses in the ICU of Aurora BayCare, Green Bay, for all of the care and attention given to her in her last days.

If you wish please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net.   

Tara wrote on May 20, 2019
I'm sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. You have my condolences.

Winneconne Historical Society wrote on May 18, 2019
The Winneconne Historical Society extends its' condolences to the family. Anne's passion and knowledge for antique dolls was a great help to the organization. She was a dedicated member and good volunteer and the organization will miss her.

Jan & Mike Smarzinski wrote on May 15, 2019
We are so very sorry to hear of Anne's passing. Anne was such an amazing lady. We enjoyed being able to get to know her over the years. She always made us feel so welcome and treated us as family. She will be missed by so many. We are blessed to have known her. Our deepest sympathies to the entire Burr Family.