Kathleen J. (Norton) Brenzikofer, 91, of Burns, passed away peacefully at the Kansas Christian Home, Newton, on March 14, 2013. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Burns United Methodist Church. Visitation with the family present will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today 18 at Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado. Burial will follow the funeral services in Burns Cemetery.
Kathleen J. (Norton) Brenzikofer was born on June 1, 1921 in Castleton Township near Cheney Lake. She graduated in 1938 from Pretty Prairie High School. Kathleen lived in Burns most of her life as a homemaker and working at various businesses providing fun and love to family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Duane and Bill and father of her children Leroy Brenzikofer.
She is survived by sons, Charlie (Jenn) Brenzikofer of Rantoul, Kan., Greg (Judy) Brenzikofer of Newton, and Roger (Louisa) Brenzikofer of Rose Hill; daughters, Charlotte (Stan) Brosius of Las Vegas and Carol (Ron) Waggy of Cheney; brother, Phillip (Irene) Norton of West Des Moines, Iowa; and sisters, Ruth Hill of Haven and Wanda Simons of Castaic, Calif. Grandma “B” was truly loved by 15 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the entire staff at KCH and Harry Hynes Hospice for their loving and compassionate care. She will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.
Memorials for her memory may be given to the Burns Senior Citizens or the Burns United Methodist Church and left with Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado, KS. Condolences to the family can be sent to www.carlsoncolonial.com.