Mary Lou Burbank

  • Born: October 24, 1944
  • Died: February 28, 2018
  • Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Tel. (269) 962-5527

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mary Lou Burbank, age 73, of Battle Creek sadly passed away on Wednesday morning, February 28, 2018 at Bronson Battle Creek. She was born in Wayland, Michigan on October 24, 1944, the daughter of Elmer J. and Katherine (Marsman) Bronkhorst. Mary enjoyed many types of arts & crafts, playing cards & Bingo, puzzles, and watching Investigation Discovery T.V.

Mary is survived by her four children, John Burbank, Sharon (Robert) Burbank, Sandy (Tim)Burbank, and Art (Kelly) Burbank, all of Battle Creek, eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ray (Pearl) Bronkhorst of Wayland, Jim Bronkhorst of Florida; and several nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, John Bronkhorst; and her significant other for many years, Art Haggerty.

A visitation will be held 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the Pawsibilities Animal Rescue, 2200 W. Bellevue Road Olivet, MI 49076. Personal messages for the family may be placed at


Condolence & Memory Journal

Mary I will truly miss you. You were a true friend to me. I loved your laugh. Rest In Peace.

Posted by Delores Patrick - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   March 09, 2018

She was a wonderful grandmother she always there for me no matter what I will never forget her smile and her laughter. grandma I am glad you are finally at peace your with grandpa art now. I will miss you greatly and dearly. I love you grandma may you rest in piece.

Posted by Nicole Burbank - Battle Creek, MI - grandchild   March 01, 2018

my deepest condolence

Posted by harold wiegand - battle creek, MI - Family Friend   March 01, 2018