Published On: Wed, Jul 13th, 2011

Obituary – Art Burbach

LaVISTA — Art Burbach died June 26, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Visitation was July 1 at Bethany Funeral Home, La Vista.
Mass of Christian Burial was July 2 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, Bellevue, with burial at Calvary Cemetery, Omaha.
Graveside military honors were provided  by VFW Benson Post 2503.

Art always had a smile to offer everyone and loved to tease those he was closest to. He was born in Hartington, to Arthur and Gertrude (Weiseler) Burbach and later moved to Omaha where, in 1963, he married Joyce Ann Gibilisco. Together they raised three children.
Art is survived by his wife, Joyce; their children, Jackie McGill, John (Michelle Beckers) Burbach, Joann Burbach; three grandchildren, Brandon, Grant and Gabrielle; and brothers and sisters, Gerald, Eugene, Romaine Murphy Cole, Claudia Hesselgesser, Charles and Richard.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers and sisters, R. Donald, Della Bruns and Karen Chapman.