Barbara Burger Olander
Barbara Ann Burger Olander, age 69, passed away after a long illness on July 5, 2019, in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Born on Dec. 3, 1949, Barbara was the sixth daughter born to Anton and Lottie (Michalewicz) Burger, dairy farmers of rural Edgar. She attended St. John the Baptist Catholic School and graduated from Edgar High School in 1968. After attending UW-Stevens Point, Barbara pursued a career in sales in Minneapolis and Georgia.
Preceding Barbara in death were her parents, Anton and Lottie Burger; her sisters, Angela (Stan) Szymanski in 2014 and Margaret (Don) Nagdeman in 2017; and her brother-in-law, Bob Noll in 1991.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Roy Olander, Lawrenceville, Ga., whom she married in 2010; a step-daughter, Johanna O’Leary; step-granddaughters, Emma and Madeline; a step-son, Nicholas (Courtney); three sisters: Carolyn (Tony) Martino, Minnetonka, Minn., Emily (the late Bob) Noll, Racine, Wis., and Pauline (Alan) Babler, Marquette, Mich.; five brothers, George and Peter Burger, Edgar, Paul (Sandy) Burger, Schofield; Stephen (Jane) Burger, Spring, Texas, and Joe (Linda) Burger, Adams, Wis.; brothers-in-law, Stan Szymanski and Don Nagdeman; aunts: Florence Weisenberger and Agnes Needham; uncle, Ed (Mary Lou) Michalewicz; cousins; as well as 23 nieces and nephews, and many grand/great nieces and nephews.
A Mass for the repose of the soul of Barbara will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 8:15 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 103 N. 4th Ave., Edgar, followed by interment at the church cemetery.