JoDena Diane Burgen Cron passed away August 10, 2017 at her home. She was born November 22, 1957 in Topeka, Kansas to Jerry and JoAnn Burgen, Lawrence, who survive.
She moved to Lawrence as a child and graduated from Lawrence High School in 1975. She married Terry L. Cron on December 4, 1975. He survives of the home. JoDena worked for Valley View and Heritage Manor Nursing homes in the 80’s and 90’s and was the Office Manager for a doctor’s office in Lawrence before retiring in 2002.
She is also survived by her daughter, Missy (John) Elliott and son Travis (partner Jennifer) Cron all of Lawrence; brothers, Ronald (Linda) Burgen, Eskridge, KS, Donald (Wendy) Burgen, Shawnee, KS, Kirk Burgen, Lawrence, KS, Eric Burgen, Ottawa, KS, and her sister, Michelle (Keith) Countess, Lawrence, KS; her grandchildren Madison, Alec, Trianna, Nathaniel, and Makenzie, and a great grandson, Dean.
A visitation service will be held at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 3 – 5 pm with a cremation to follow. A Celebration of Life dinner will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the JoDena D. Cron Memorial Fund sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St., P.O. Box 1260 Lawrence, KS 66044