Catherine (Roetto) Burger, age 79, of Columbia, passed away Jan. 3, 2010 of an apparent heart attack.
She was born on Feb. 16, 1930, in Monett, daughter of the late Frank and Catherine (Witt) Roetto. On May 20, 1950, she was united in marriage to Bernard Burger at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pierce City, and he survives.
Additional survivors include: five daughters: Theresa Harvey; Marilyn Soucie; Joyce Stephanie, of Columbia; Carol Jackson, of Federal Way, Wash.; and Nancy Knight, of St. Louis; one son: Jim Burger, of Columbia; one brother, Fred Roetto, of Monett; three sisters: Dorothy Brown, of Monett; Virginia Fox, of Neosho; and Loretta Schwieger, of Chicago, Ill.; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by twin daughters Donna and Diana; brothers Richard, Loren and David Roetto; and sister Ruth Gripka.
Funeral services will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and burial will be Saturday, Jan. 9, in Columbia.