Patricia M. Dennison, 84, Burlingame: July 19, 1936 – Dec. 2, 2020

BURLINGAME, Kan. – Patricia M. Dennison, 84, of Burlingame, Kan., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, at Tanglewood Health and Rehabilitation, Topeka, Kan. Patricia Mae Mercer was born July 19, 1936, in Eskridge, Kan., the daughter of Woodrow Wilson and Juanita Faye (Prescott) Mercer.

She graduated from Eskridge High School in 1954.

Patricia was joined in marriage to Charles Edwin Dennison, May 20, 1954, in Illinois. To this union, five children were born Rita, Shirley, John, Duane, Cindy.

Pat and Charley loved camping, fishing, and traveling to Branson, Yellow Stone National Park, Mount Rushmore, and numerous places in Colorado.

She was a homemaker for her husband and children. She had worked as a housekeeper and had worked at Burlingame City Hall.

Pat will be forever remembered by her three daughters, Shirley (Steve) Marcotte, of Gridley, Kan., Rita (Kenny) Hinck, Burlingame, and Cindy Dennison (LuAnne Moore), Topeka; two sons, John Dennison, Osage City, Kan., and Duane (Ellen) Dennison, Burlingame; a brother, Monty (Nancy) Mercer, Delia, Kan.; and 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and two brothers, Larry and Jim Mercer.

A private family graveside service will be at Burlingame Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Burlingame Federated Church, and sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth St., Osage City 66523. Condolences can be left at vanarsdalefs.com.

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