Michael “Mickey” Burton, age 77 of Havillah, died on Monday, March 26, 2012 at his home in Havillah. He was born on Jan. 23, 1935 in Albuquerque, N.M., to parents Sam and Rose Burton. As a young boy, the family moved to Poulsbo, Wash. where Mickey grew up. He served his country in the U.S. Army for six years. Following an honorable discharge from the service, Mickey began working for Foss Maritime in the Seattle area. In 1973, he married Noriene Fredericksen in Port Townsend and they made their home in Sequim. In 1992 they moved to their current home in Havillah where Mickey enjoyed ranching, hunting and being outdoors. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 62 of Sequim and the National Rifle Association.
Mickey is survived by his wife, Noriene at home; one daughter, Julie Ann Burton of Olympia; one grandson, Micheal Riley Burton of Olympia; one brother, Patrick Burton of Tonasket; and one sister, Shirley Fredrick of Seattle.
Mickey was preceded in death by two sons: Michael S. Burton and Richard Burton.
At his request, no services will be held. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Please share your thoughts and memories by signing Mickey’s online guestbook at www.berghfuneralservice.com
Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville/Tonasket in care of arrangements.