Frank Iceland Burkhamer

Frank Iceland Burkhamer

Frank ‘Jake’ Burkhamer, 93, of Richland Center died Sunday, September 30, 2012 at the Golden Living Center. He was born August 4, 1919 in Basswood the son of Frank and Martha (Hardy) Burkhamer. Jake married Barbara Blasé on June 15, 1957 in Rockton, IL. Frank worked at the Chrysler Plant in Kenosha. He loved to play cards and could play the right bower twice. Frank loved to go on rides around the country side. He lived the last 5 years at the Harvest Guest Home and they truly made it a home for him.

Frank is survived by his daughters Judith Pospichal of Hancock, Dawnell Templen of Richland Center, Kim Bomkamp of Hancock, two nieces Joanne Keller of Muscoda, Louise Long of Viroqua eleven grandchildren, many great grandchildren one step granddaughter, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Frank was preceded in death by his wife, son Donald, and his siblings.

Funeral services will be held at the Pratt Memorial Chapel in Richland Center on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in the Basswood Cemetery. Friends may call at the Pratt Memorial Chapel on Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at 11:00 AM. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service of Richland Center is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be made at