Charlene M. Burton, 68

Published 8:37 am Thursday, November 30, 2017

Charlene M. Burton, 68

Charlene M. Burton, 68, of Walker, Minnesota, formerly of Rochester, Minnesota, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at CentraCare Hospital in St. Cloud, Minnesota, surrounded by family.

Char was born Oct. 5, 1949, in Langdon, North Dakota, to Charles and Lois (Barker) MacLachlan. On Dec. 18, 1970, she married Stephen Burton. They lived in Rochester, where they raised their two children, before moving to Walker to Leech Lake in 1995, where they enjoyed their retirement.

Char enjoyed pontoon rides and fishing on the lake, playing bingo with her husband and friends, playing computer games and spending time with her grandsons.

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Char is survived by her husband, Steve, and her daughter and son-in-law, Mindie and Chris Mahon; two grandsons, Zackary and Nickolas, of Rochester; a sister, Bobbie Greenlee, of Rose Creek, Minnesota; a nephew, Heath Greenlee (Darcy Wytaske) and their two sons, of Austin, Minnesota.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Jesse; nephew, Chris Greenlee; and two brothers, Chuck and Denny.

Celebrations of life will be held in the spring in Rochester and at Leech Lake in Walker. Condolences can be sent to the family in Rochester at 1849 36th Ave. SE, Rochester, MN 55904 or 738 Golden Eye Trail NW, Walker, MN 56484.