Loyal William Burmeister, 83, of Horseshoe Bend died March 16, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center of Horseshoe Bend.
Born Aug. 24, 1920, in Ottertail, Minn., he was the son of William and Christine Gleesing Burmeister.
He served as a Navy pilot during World War II. He taught school and was a high school principal at Northfield, Minn., for 20 years. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 48 and Scimitar Temple National Education Association.
Survivors include his wife, Alice of the home.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Michael.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel of Horseshoe Bend.