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Marlene Kay Burr
HERINGTON - Marlene Kay Burr, of Herington, died Thursday, May 18th, 2017, at her home in Herington. She was born April 3, 1951, at Madison Lake, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Waldo E. and Lottie (Kopp) Smith.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30am, Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, at the Zeiner Funeral Home-Herington with Father Soosai Rathinam, officiating. Burial will follow at the St. John Catholic Cemetery. Preceding the service, there will be a vigil service at the funeral home beginning at 10:15am.
She graduated from Hayden High School of Topeka. She had worked as cashier at Suttons Grocery Store-North in Topeka. She married Michael Allan Burr on November 10, 1980, in Topeka. She is preceded in death by a sister Joyce Roberts; a brother Gary Smith; and her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Mike Burr of the home in Herington; two brothers Michael Smith, Alan Smith (wife-Karen), a sister Loretta Smith (companion-Rick Silva) and they are all of Topeka; a twin sister Marilyn Krawcyk (husband-Wayne) of Tampa Bay, FL; and many nieces and nephews.
The family requests memorials to the Herington Hospital Foundation or Hospice of Dickinson County; and may be sent in care of the Zeiner Funeral Home-Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038.
Mike and family,
My condolences and my prayers are with you and your family. Marlene was a delight to know, and it is great to know that she is with the Lord, and that you will one day see her again! My apologies for not being able to attend the service today, but I trust that God will truly give you grace and peace as you walk through the days ahead. We are here for you.
Pastor Dean and Elaine
Pastor Dean May 23 2017 12:00 AM
"How can we endure when trials come, as Jesus said.
Through the pain he saw the joy of better things ahead.
Though the passing years may bring us sorrow, bring us pain;
There beyond the tears, we see the life that we can gain.
To be there, feel free there, determined we remain."
Lorraine Denson May 22 2017 12:00 AM
Marlene was my best friend in high school,from one twin to another,she was the greatest. She was so much fun and always kept me laughing,heaven has truly gained another angel!!!! May she Rest In Peace until we meet again girlfriend I love you!!!
Ginger Allard Calderwood May 21 2017 12:00 AM