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Gregory Burnett

October 28, 1958 — August 3, 2022

Madison

Madison- Gregory D. Burnett, age 63, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at Agrace HospiceCare surrounded by his family.  He was born in Sparta on October 28, 1958 the son of Lloyd and Elizabeth Burnett.

Greg attended Sparta schools and graduated from Sparta High School in 1977.  He was an outstanding Track athlete and continued running throughout his life.  Greg graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Business from Viterbo University.

On August 13, 2004 he married Evelyn Rabe.  Together they enjoyed going out to eat, especially for fish fry’s and old fashioneds, taking walks, hosting and attending parties, and spending time with family and friends.  Greg’s working career was cut short due to his battle with early onset dementia.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; loving step children, Elton (Mimi), Anna, and J.P.; seven siblings, David, Celeste (Mark) Ruebl, Beth (David “Goose”) Kastberg, Andi (Denny) Kyser, Chris (Clark) Nordberg, Martha (Bill) Dumler, and Marie (Stan) Bryl; many nieces and nephews.  Greg was preceded in death by his parents.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 5001 N. Sherman Avenue, Madison, with the Very Rev. Gabriel Lopez-Betanzos presiding. Masks are requested and will be provided. Mass can be viewed by click on this link (please follow the 2 step login process) https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=91b0e929-97c9-408f-b675-e85dd1cf36f2 Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.  Friends and family are invited to a luncheon immediately following the burial at Cress Funeral Home Community Room, 3610 Speedway Road, Madison.  Friends may greet the family from 10:00 AM until the time of Mass Saturday at church.

A special thank you to the staff of St. Mary’s Hospital, and to Agrace for their support during this difficult time.

Please share your memories of Greg by posting on his Tribute Wall.

Cress Funeral Service

3325 E. Washington Avenue, Madison

(608) 249-6666

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Visitation

Saturday, August 6, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Peter Catholic Church

5001 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, August 6, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Peter Catholic Church

5001 N Sherman Ave, Madison, WI 53704

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