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Michael Alan Burklund

November 20, 1963 October 3, 2010
Michael Alan Burklund
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Obituary for Michael Alan Burklund

Michael Alan Burklund, age 46, originally from Milford, passed away tragically on Sunday, October 3, 2010 at his home in Kintnersville, PA. Husband of Dorleen; loving father of Gabriel; dear son of Marilyn and the late Donald Burklund; dear brother of Dean and Kelly (James) Carey; uncle to Grace and Natalie Carey. Also survived by many extended family members, dear friends and colleagues.

Michael graduated from Milford High School in 1982. Upon graduation, he attended the United States Air Force Academy and graduated in 1986. He proudly served in the USAF during Desert Storm and after being honorably discharged from military service, he became a pilot for United Airlines. Michael was a faithful Christian who served God through music and men�s ministries at his local church.

A Funeral Service will be held at the Milford Presbyterian Church, 238 N. Main St., Milford on Tuesday, October 12th at 11 AM with The Rev. Dr. R. John Harris officiating. Family & friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty, Milford, Monday 2-9PM. Memorials are encouraged to the United States Air Force Academy Alumni Association or to a charity of choice. For further information please phone 248-684-6645.

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Special Notes from the Burklund Family:

The family is still developing the memorial service. If you are planning to attend and would be willing/interested in speaking at the service, please let us know. If you are unable to attend but feel that your relationship with Mike was such that you would be willing to write and send a remembrance that might be read as part of the service, send Michael�s brother, Dean, a message via email at

Accommodation Details:

Comfort Suites (a Choice Hotel)
28049 S. Wixom Rd. (Wixom Rd. and I96)
Wixom, MI 48393
Customer rating 4.7 out of 5
Check-in 3:00; check-out 11:00

They offer 1 room suites and 1 bedroom suites. Each sleeps four. They have a bereavement rate of $79. There is a complimentary breakfast and on Tuesday and Wednesday there is a free evening meal. They have all the normal amenities and a heated indoor pool.

Holiday Inn Express
48953 Alpha Drive (Wixom Road and I96)
Wixom, MI 48393
Customer rating 4.2 out of 5
Check-in 3:00; check-out noon

They offer the normal Holiday Express rooms and also have a bereavement rate of $79. There is a complimentary breakfast and on Tuesday and Wednesdays they have free evening food from 6 to 8. They also have a heated indoor pool.


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