Alvin “Stub” Burt, Sr., 77, of Pine Island died Thursday July 15, 2021 at the home of his daughter in Zumbrota, where he recently resided and was receiving hospice care for esophageal cancer.
Alvin Harold Burt, Sr. was born September 17, 1943 in Dodge Center, the son of Everett and Hazel (Cole) Burt. He married Stella Rose Maricle on March 23, 1963. The couple shared 39 years of marriage until Stella’s passing in 2002. Stub was a drywaller for Palmer Soderburg. He was an avid card player, particularly Euchre. He enjoyed fishing, the Minnesota Twins, and had a passion for gardening and canning vegetables. He will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor, great one-liners, and he was a terrific storyteller.
He is survived by his longtime companion Gloria Best; daughter Wonda (Peter) Cornell of Zumbrota; son Alvin (Cathy Clugston) Burt, Jr. of Mazeppa; daughter Melissa (Ryan Friese) Szuberski of Rochester; grandchildren Joshua Cornell, Brad (Lauren) Cornell, Elliott Cornell, Benjamin Burt, Bryan Clugston, Kaylar Szuberski, and Joe (Johanna) Szuberski Helfinstine; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother Curt Burt; sisters Judy Garske, Julaine Felstead, and Bonnie (Larry) Schumann. Also surviving is his dear friend Mark Szuberski, and he had a special place in his heart for his dog Mickey.
He was preceded in death by his wife Stella Burt; brothers and sisters Everett Burt, Jr., Robert Burt, Charlotte Stafford, Inez Brown, Harriet Towe, Margaret Berg, Gary “Stoney” Burt, and Linda Waranke.
The visitation for Stub will be held Thursday July 22nd from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Mahler Chapel, located at 209 NW 1st Ave in Pine Island. This will be the only public service for Stub. No flowers, cards, or gifts are necessary. If so desired, written tributes may be left at mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com .
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