Obituary: Leland L. Burnett

September 6, 1940~September 21, 2020

Leland L. Burnett, age 80, of Somerset, Kentucky, formerly of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on Monday, September 21st. He was born on September 6, 1940, in Waynesburg, Kentucky to James Henry Karr Burnett and Luticia Calia Burnett.

Leland served in the US Navy for 30 years. He married Nancy Phillips in 1975, they resided together in Door County. During retirement he enjoyed researching his Scottish heritage. He was an active member in the VFW and donated many hours to the local Boys and Girls Club.

Leland is survived by his wife Portia Pruitt, children Toby (Bonnie) Weckler, Bobbie (Chuck) Moravec Scott (Amy) Weckler, Bill (Kim) Weckler, 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, five siblings, and his first wife Nancy.  

Leland will be interred at the Mill Springs National Cemetery in Nancy, Kentucky. A celebration of Leland’s life will be held at a later date.