Weather Forecast


Frank Burchby

Frank Burchby

Frank Gaughan Burchby, 70, of Bemidji, MN died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 at his home.

Private family memorial services will be held under the direction of the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji.

Frank was born April 30, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Frank and Eileen (Gaughan) Burchby. He was raised and educated in Chicago, graduating from DePaul University. He taught elementary school in Chicago for several years. He then worked in sales for various companies until he retired. He also lived in northern Wisconsin, Naples, Florida and Bemidji. Golfing, fishing and hunting were his passions.

He is survived by a daughter - Dr. Eileen Burchby of White Bear Lake, MN. A son - Frank G. Burchby, Jr, of Appleton, Wisconsin. 5 grandchildren – Patrick, Isaac, Derek, Sierra and Ryan.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Messages of condolence may be left at