Guy Henry Burket

CORNELL – Guy Henry Burket, 52, of Cornell, passed away at his home in Cornell. He was born Aug. 12, 1961, in Waterford, Mich., and was the son of Henry and Barbara (Hess) Burket. Guy attended Escanaba High School and then served in the U.S. Navy. He did factory work in Wisconsin before moving back to this area working in small engine repair. Guy enjoyed the outdoors, snowmobiling, helping friends and fishing, even though he did not care to eat fish. Guy loved his daughter, his new granddaughter and his cats. Guy was loved by many and will be missed.

Guy Henry Burket is survived by: mother, Barbara (Dennis) Deacon of Escanaba; daughter, Amanda Burket (Robert Murray) of Escanaba; grandchild, Savannah Grace; stepson, Norman Larson of Lower Michigan; brothers, Rick (Suzie) Burket of North Carolina and Brad Burket of Escanaba; sister, Kathy Saari of West Bend, Wis.; former wife, Mary Myers of Escanaba; niece and nephews, Ashly and Ryan Saari and Josh Burket; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Burket.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, at the Calvary Baptist Church in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Guy H. Burket will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Calvary Baptist Church with Pastor Brian Swillum officiating. A luncheon will follow the funeral service in the church fellowship hall. The Anderson Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements and online condolences can be sent to the family at