Ralph ‘Burge’ Law


Ralph ‘Burge’ Burgess Law, 75, of Superior, died on Friday, March 11, 2022, at his residence.

Burge was born July 25, 1946, in Superior, the son of Ralph and Erma (Faurot) Law.

He was united in marriage to Sharon Wermter on December 31, 1987, in Superior.

Burge worked for many years as an electrician for Benson Electric and was a member of the IBEW 242. He enjoyed old cars, attending car shows, four wheeling, camping, fishing, and a cold beer.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Christie; stepson, Frank Krawza; step granddaughter, Monica Johnson; step great grandchildren, Peter Johnson and Paul Johnson; brother, William Law; and sister, Jean (Robert) Romans.

Burge is survived by his wife of over 34 years, Sharon; stepchildren, Belinda Krawza of Superior, Melissa (Randy) Johnson of Solon Springs, WI, and Waylon (Dolores) Johnson of Mesa, AZ; three step grandchildren; four step great grandchildren; sister, Susan (David) Bentz of South Range, WI, sister-in-law, Kay Law of Superior; and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Burge’s life will be held at a later date.

A private family burial will take place in Parkview Cemetery, Hawthorne, WI.

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