Dorothy M. Burdett, 84, Topeka: July 29, 1936 – Sept. 20, 2020 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Dorothy M. Burdett, 84, Topeka: July 29, 1936 – Sept. 20, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. – Dorothy M. Burdett, 84, of Topeka, Kan., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. She was born July 29, 1936, in Topeka, the daughter of George and Meletta Kisner.

Dorothy had worked at the Kansas State Department of Revenue before she retired.

She married Walter L. Burdett on Sept. 3, 1955, in Hernando, Miss. Walter preceded her in death on June 8, 1995.

Dorothy was also preceded in death by her parents and an older brother.

She is survived by her daughter, Stephanie Burdett, of Vassar, Kan.; sons, Andrew Burdett, Norfolk, Va., and Charles Burdett and wife, Kim, Olathe, Kan.; seven grandchildren, Tabitha, Michael, Trevor, Tracee, Alyssa, Christian and Michaela; 11 great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at the Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Kan. She will lie in state Friday afternoon, beginning at 1 p.m. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday, at Davidson Funeral Home, 1035 N. Kansas Ave., Topeka, Kan.

Memorial contributions may be made to Midland Hospice, 200 SW Frazier Circle, Topeka, KS 66606. Condolences can be left and a memorial video is available for viewing at

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