Donald “Bugs” J. Burger, 86, of West Point, died Sunday, February 21, 2021, at Franciscan Healthcare in West Point. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2021, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point with Rev. Steve Emanuel as celebrant.

The funeral will be live streamed on the Stokely Funeral Home Facebook page at

Burial with military honors will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery with lunch following at the Nielsen Community Center.

Visitation with family present will be Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. with a Knights of Columbus rosary at 7:00 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Masks will be required at the visitation and funeral and seating will be socially distanced by household.

Don is survived by his wife, Janet, of West Point; daughters, Deb (Mike) Parr of Columbus, Jody Wiechman of West Point, Mary Herian of Albion; son, Ryan (Sheila) Burger of Lincoln; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Alice Matthews of Aurora, Colo.; sister-in-law, Lorraine Burger of West Point; and many nieces and nephews.

Don is preceded in death by his first wife, Lois; son, Jon David; brother, Thomas; brother-in-law, Paul Matthews; and sons-in-law, Rick Herian and Dave Wiechman.

Memorials made be made to the family for future designation.

Arrangements by Stokely Funeral Home, West Point.