Theodore “Ted” B. Burant, 72, 2730 State Highway 66, Rosholt, a former town of Sharon chairman and member of the Portage County Board of Supervisors, died Saturday morning, March 25, 2000.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Polonia with the Rev. Marcin Mankowski officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church until the services. The St. Isadore Society, the Holy Name Society and the Knights of Columbus will combine with the parish rosary at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial in his name will be established at a later date.
Mr. Burant was born May 1, 1927, in the town of Sharon, a son of the late Walter and Regina (Weronke) Burant. He attended school in the town of Sharon.
He was married to Mary Ann Omernik on Oct. 7, 1950, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Polonia.
After their marriage, they settled in Rosholt and have lived at their present address in the town of Sharon for the past 50 years.
He was the patrol superintendent for the Portage County High Department for more than 15 years, retiring in 1988.
He also farmed with his brother, Nick, for many years and worked for Wisconsin River Division of Consolidated Papers Inc. for a number of years.
He served as town of Sharon chairman from 1956 to 1968 and a member of the Portage County Board during that same period.
He was a member of the St. Isadore Society, the Holy Name Society of Sacred Heart Church and the Knights of Columbus-Polonia.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, William (Dorothy), Stevens Point, Michael (Ann), Delavan, and Mark (Connie), Pittsville; two daughters, Georjean “Jean” (Ron) Button, Waupaca, and Dawn (Karl) Basinski, Rosholt; two brothers, Nick (Phyllis), Rosholt, and Walt (Sylvia), Rothschild; four sisters, Harriet Domaszek, Amherst Junction, Florence (Dennis) Simonis, Rosholt, and Bernice Skibba and Janet Chojnacki, both of Stevens Point.
He was also preceded in death by one son, John.