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Services: First English Lutheran Church, Faribault
  10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 3, 2011
Visitation: The Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault
  Friday, September 2nd from 4 to 7 p.m.


Stanley L. Burmeister, age 70, of Faribault, died Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at St. Lucas Care Center, Faribault.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, September 3, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at First English Lutheran Church, Faribault with the Reverend Richard L. Jorgensen officiating. Interment will be at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery, Faribault.

Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on Friday, September 2nd from 4 to 7 p.m. and at the church for one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Stanley LeRoy, the son of LeRoy and Beatrice (Halvorson) Burmeister, was born November 23, 1940 in Northfield. He graduated in 1958 from Faribault Senior High School, attended Faribault Area Vocational Technical School for Computerized Farm Analysis and graduated from the U of M in 1963 with a B.S. degree in Animal Husbandry and Agricultural Economics. Stanley was State President of the FFA his sophomore year of college. During his term, he was invited to the White House where he met President Eisenhower. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1963-1969. From 1965 to 1986, he farmed 840 acres of land and produced 2,300 hogs annually. On January 28, 1998 he married Patricia Froman.

From 1984 to the present, Stanley has been with Hoysler Associates, Inc. as an Appraiser, Manager and Realtor and has been CEO of the Company since 1998. Stanley was a member of the MN Chapter of American Society Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, he served as Education Coordinator on the Foundation Board; the MN Pork Producers and Environmental Assessment Associations; the Rice County Agricultural Society and Rice County Economic Development Board. He was a member of Kiwanis International Club and currently Township Clerk for Forest Township where he served for the past 37 years, and a member of the Northfield Rural Fire Board.

He served as President of Rice County Pork Producers 1969-1975 and State Pork Producers Executive Board as Chairman of the Promotion Committee from 1971-1976; Cannon Valley Co-op Board of Directors 1981-1990 and the Northfield Ambulance Board 1990-2001.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia, of Faribault; three children, Michael (Siiri) Burmeister of Waconia, Patrick (Allison) Burmeister of North Mankato and Lisa (Dean) Carsrud of Grand Rapids; step children, Pam (Bob) Choudek of Montgomery, Joan (Todd) Hunt of Faribault, Rob (Jeanna) Bauer of Bloomington, and Genevieve Bauer of Inver Grove Heights; eight grandchildren and 10 step grandchildren; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Kathleen (Harlan) Hanson of Faribault, Margaret (Dan) Montag of Emmetsburg, IA, Caroline (Jeff) Gehlar of Brooklyn Center, Eva (Mike) Gramse of Faribault, Pauline (David) Thielbar of Madison, SD, Bernadette (Dennis) Tatge, Ben (Marie) Froman and Paul (Colleen) Froman all of Faribault.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife Kay (Vohs).


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Name: Scott Halvorson family
Email: shalvorson@charter.net
Date: Thursday September 01, 2011


I recall several good memories at Stan's farm as a child and I feel blessed I was offered those opportunities. My father, Robert Halvorson always talked highly of Stan throughout the years and he will be missed by the Halvorson family. God Bless...

Name: Paul & DeEtte Betsinger
Email: bets@betsinger.net
Date: Thursday September 01, 2011


Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this difficult time. "Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow" --author unknown

Name: Todd Voge
Email: toddvoge@gmail.com
Date: Wednesday August 31, 2011


Mike, Pat and Lisa, So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. He and your mom were always involved at Peace when we were there. Know that he is with God now. May that help comfort you at this time. God be with you all as you mourn your loss. Todd

Name: Jodi and Bruce Hafemeyer Family
Date: Wednesday August 31, 2011


We are deeply sorry to hear the news of Stanley passing away. Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire Family at this time.

Name: Lee Gernandt
Email: lee@legacywoodworking.net
Date: Wednesday August 31, 2011


When fishing with Stan, never tell him the real depth. If he heard it was ten feet or more, the bail would be open and he'd be letting line out like crazy. He always picked his lures based on the ugliest ones he had and always caught fish with them, too.