Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Harold Marcus Burt, 92, a retired Ford Motor Company executive, of Interlochen, died Thursday morning, Aug. 29, 2013, at Munson Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
Born June 16, 1921, in Detroit, he was the son of the late Chelcius Calvin and Jessie (Whitehouse) Burt. On Oct. 14, 1950, at St. Valentine Catholic Church in Redford, he married the former Virginia Ann Fritz.
A proud veteran, Harold served with the 8th Division of the Army Airforce during World War II.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Virginia A. Burt, of Interlochen; children, Christopher (Theresa) Burt, of Brighton, Nancy Burt, of Brighton, Terrence (Deborah) Burt, of Interlochen, Cindy (John) Ostroski, of Rochester Hills, and Daryle Burt, of Interlochen; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; siblings, Eugene Burt and Charles (Louise) Burt; along with many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Howard Burt.
A funeral Mass will be offered at St. Patrick Catholic Church today, Aug. 31, 2013, at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Gregory McCallum will preside. Entombment will follow at Oakwood Catholic Diocesan Cemetery.
In remembrance of Harold, memorials may be directed to the Weber Heart Center, c/o of Munson Regional Foundation. Envelopes may be obtained at the church.
Kindly share your memories with the family on their online guestbook at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
Arrangements were made with the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.