Elsie Cathern Burden

Graveside services for Elsie Cathern Burden, 75, Lawrence, will be 11 am, Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Memorial Park Cemetery.

She died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at her home surrounded by family.

Elsie was born December 6, 1944, in Beloit, KS, the daughter of Fred and Nancy Hastings.

She worked as a baker before retiring. Elsie was a member of the American Legion and volunteered with Harvesters until she became too ill.

Elsie married A. Monroe Helm they later divorced.

Survivors include sons Morgan, Thornton, IA, Brendan, Eudora, Brett, Sylvania, GA,; daughters, Monica, Lawrence, Melissa, Lawrence, Cercie, Lawrence; 28 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.

Messages & Condolences

From Deanna Stinnett...

So sorry to hear. She way my friend, neighbor and a very nice lady. Prayers for comfort for everyone.

From connie evans...

I ejoyed her friendship and working with her at cowboy church food pantry, she had a heart of gold.

From Bob and Deanna Freeman...

Our prayers are with you all. Many fond memories of your Mom.

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