Barbara Burgeson

Barbara Ann (Keupp) Burgeson was born Oct. 11, 1943, in Sioux Falls, S.D., to Vern and Rose Keupp. At age 5 she moved to Custer, S.D., with her parents, where they opened Vern’s Body Shop. Barbara’s school years were spent in Custer.
In 1967, she was married to Donald Burgeson in Custer and moved to his rural farm in Onida, S.D., where they were had three children; Tammy Osborn, Mike Burgeson and Mark Burgeson. In 1992, they retired from farming and moved to Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.
Barbara was happiest when she was camping, fishing, traveling and when the whole family came home for the holidays. Barbara was an adventurous person who even raced family-owned stock cars on the ice of Stockade Lake.
Barbara died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at the Hospice House in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho after suffering from a long battle with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. She was 77.
She was preceded in death by one son, Bruce Allen Burgeson, who died at birth; parents, Vern and Rose Keupp; sister, Darlene Richter; and husband, Donald.
Barbara is survived by her children, Tammy (Dean) Osborn, Michael (Stephanie) and Mark (Laura); grandchildren, Justin (Heather) Osborn, Brody Burgeson, Hudson Burgeson, Isaac Burgeson, and Nicholas Burgeson;  brother, Harrold Keupp; and cousin Penny Ingles.

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