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Kathleen Brenzikofer

Kathleen J. (Norton) Brenzikofer, 91 of Burns passed away peacefully at the Kansas Christian Home, Newton, on March 14, 2013.

Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 19 at Burns United Methodist Church. Visitation with the family present was being from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 18, at Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado. Burial followed the funeral services in Burns Cemetery.

Kathleen J. (Norton) Brenzikofer was born June 1, 1921 in Castleton Township near Cheney Lake. She graduated in 1938 from Pretty Prairie High School.

Kathleen lived in Burns most of her life as a homemaker and working at various businesses, providing fun and love to family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Duane and Bill; and the father of her children, Leroy Brenzikofer.

She is survived by sons Charlie (Jenn) Brenzikofer, Rantoul; Greg (Judy) Brenzikofer, Newton; and Roger (Louisa) Brenzikofer, Rose Hill; daughters Charlotte (Stan) Brosius, Las Vegas, Nev., and Carol (Ron) Waggy, Cheney; brother Phillip (Irene) Norton, West Des Moines, Iowa; sisters, Ruth Hill, Haven, and Wanda Simons, Castaic, Calif.

Grandma “B” was truly loved by 15 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the entire staff at KCH and Harry Hynes Hospice for their loving and compassionate care. She will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.

Memorials for her memory may be given to the Burns Senior Citizens or the Burns United Methodist Church and left with Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado.

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