Joseph Burman II

Joseph G. Burman II, of Chelsea, MI, age 65, passed away surrounded by his family, after a long, tough fight with cancer on September 15, 2023 in Chelsea, MI.   Joe was born on June 19, 1958, the son of Joseph Sr. and Virginia (Borieo) Burman.

He married Teresa Lynne (Breza) on October 24, 1981, and she survives him. Joe moved from Saline to Chelsea in 1981, where he and Teresa raised their family. He worked as an electrician for the University of Michigan, retiring after 30 years. He was an all around handyman, and he also owned his own electrical company. Joe was always the life of the party. He was good to others, and he had a lot of friends. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was a member of the Chelsea Rod and Gun Club. He enjoyed cooking for others and smoking meats. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, and he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Teresa, he is survived by three children, Jessica (Nick Gieske) Burman of Grass Lake, Christina (Dan) Whitesall of Chelsea, and Adam (Katelyn McClanahan) Burman of Grass Lake; 10 grandchildren; his mother, Virginia Burman of Saline; and his siblings, Cynthia (Bill) Harrison of Waterloo, Jennifer Escott of Britton, MI, and Jeffrey (Helen) Burman, of Britton, MI. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Burman Sr. and a brother-in-law, Gary Escott.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at the Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with Deacon John Liddle officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove East Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home on Monday, September 18, 2023 from 6-8 p.m., as well as on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Please join the family for a luncheon at the Chelsea Fairgrounds.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Chelsea Rod and Gun Club. Arrangements by Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home, Chelsea.

Staffan-Mitchell and Caskey-Mitchell Funeral Homes

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