Geraldine Dorr, 93, Burlingame: Sept. 6, 1928 – Oct. 7, 2021 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Geraldine Dorr, 93, Burlingame: Sept. 6, 1928 – Oct. 7, 2021

BURLINGAME, Kan. – Geraldine “Gerri” Dorr, 93, of Burlingame, Kan., died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at Osage City Nursing Center, Osage City, Kan. She was born Sept. 6, 1928, in Eldorado, Kan., the daughter of Harold Davis and Norma (Schrader) Davis.

Gerri grew up in the Burlingame area, graduating from Burlingame High School with the class of 1946.

On Sept. 6, 1947, Gerri was united in marriage to Dale Dorr, at Burlingame. They celebrated 60 years of loving marriage prior to Dale’s death in 2008.

Gerri and Dale owned and operated DalGer Dog Kennel. Gerri was dedicated to her dogs, making sure all the breeds that she bred and sold over the years were top quality dogs. She took great pride in how far her kennel reached throughout the country. Her dogs were sought after by many people.

Gerri also loved to read – a library could be filled with all the books she read over the years. One of her favorite pastimes was her dinner dates with her friends. They always enjoyed a good meal and catching up with one another.

Gerri is survived by two daughters, Gwen Romine, Osage City, Susan Davis, Shawnee, Kan.; two sisters, Marilyn Elgin and her husband, Larry, Burlingame, and Ardelle Tillish, Kansas City, Kan.; a brother, Kent Davis, Topeka, Kan.; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dale Dorr; three sons, Greg Dorr, Bruce Dorr, Kevin Dorr; and two brothers, Dale Davis, and Gary Davis.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at Ramskill Chapel, in Burlingame Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Schuyler Historical Museum and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, PO Box 194, Burlingame, KS 66413. Condolences can be left at

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