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Evelyn Burk

July 29, 1927 — December 25, 2017

Longtime Goodland, KS resident Evelyn Marie Burk, 90, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Center-Sherman County in Goodland, KS.

Evelyn was born on July 29, 1927 in Ionia, Kansas to Alfred and Angela (Colson) More.  She was one of five children.  She attended school in Ionia, Kansas and graduated from high school in 1945.

On May 18, 1947, she married Glenn Orvile Burk at the home of Henry and Gladys Burk in Edson, KS.  To this union, one son Michael was born.  She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and spent most of her life working as a housewife and helping around the farm and spending time with her family.

Preceding her in death were her parents, one sister Roberta Britt and a half-sister Bernice Arendt.

She is survived by her husband Glenn, her son Mike and his wife Joyce Burk of Goodland, four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.  She is also survived by two sisters, Audrey Cooksey and her husband Charles and Gwen Jones, all of Stillwater, Oklahoma; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Association
and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735


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