The Edmond Sun


January 25, 2013

MaryAnn Elizabeth Burdick

EDMOND —     MaryAnn Elizabeth Burdick, 83, was born November 10, 1929 to Conrad C. Nordin and Elizabeth Nordin in Lindsborg, Kan. and passed away January 23, 2013 in Edmond, Okla.

    She went to school in Lindsborg, Kan. and graduated from Bethany College in Lindsborg.

    MaryAnn was very proud to sing in the Messiah, an Easter musical, which was a long standing tradition in Lindsborg.

    MaryAnn and Don were married December 14, 1952.  They just celebrated 60 years of marriage.

She taught 2nd grade for 14 years in Dighton Kan. and Plains, Kan.

    She was a member of the Eastern Star for many years.  She loved looking nice and sold MaryKay Cosmetics for 30 years, loved teaching other women to look their best as well.  She enjoyed serving at the Ashland Christian Service Camp, Ashland, Kan. where she would cook, clean, and take care of the grounds.

    MaryAnn loved watching pro and college football and also watching her grandkids play sports!  She was always on the go and never wanted to miss out on anything. 

    She was a member of the First Christian Church in Plains, Kan. for over 50 years and she loved playing the piano in church and singing and praising her Father!  Her faith in God was shown in all she did and said. She was a true example of how Christ wants us to live our lives.

    MaryAnn is survived by husband Don Burdick of Plains, Kan.; daughter Donna Bell and her husband Hank of Edmond; son Roger Burdick and his wife Peggy from Dodge City, Kan.; daughter Connie Hill of Lamar, Colo.; and daughter Tami Burdick of Wichita, Kan.;  seven grandkids: Brett Bell and his wife Kristy of Wichita, Kan., Brady Bell of Denver, Colo., Nikole Mackey and her husband Eric of Oklahoma City, Okla., Noel Burdick from New York, N.Y., Auston Bell and Erin of Edmond, Okla., Clifton Burdick from Dodge City, Kan., and Chandler Hill from Lamar, Colo.; three great-grandkids: Ryan and Noah Mackey and Braxton Bell.

    Her services will be 10 a.m. Monday January 28, 2013 at the First Christian Church in Plains, Kan. Interment will follow in the Plains Cemetery, Plains.

    Friends may call 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade.              The family would welcome memorials to the Plains Christian Church in care of the funeral home.

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