Helen Elizabeth Burnett, age 88, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer over the last three years, at the Belfour Senior Living Community in Lousivlle, Colorado on Saturday, February 22, 2020. She was born on January 17, 1932 in Garden City, Kansas, the daughter of Joe Burnett and Ethel Burnett.
Helen attended a one room country school in Kearny County for her primary education and graduated from Syracuse High School in 1950. She graduated from Colorado Women's College and completed her education with a BA degree in Elementary Education from the University of Denver in 1955. She taught at the Montview Elementary School in Aurora, Colorado for 35 years. She lived in Denver until she moved to Belfour Senior Living Community in Lousiville, Colorado several years ago.
Helen was close to her family, former teachers, and a group of friends. She enjoyed traveling and visiting the National Parks, but most of all she loved getting together with friends and family to enjoy a meal, movie or the theater. She was a kind and gentle soul and will be greatly missed by those who loved her.
She was preceded in death by:
Father: Joe Burnett
Mother: Ethel Burnett
Brother: Ted Burnett
She is survived by:
Sister: Lois Lesser of Brighton, CO
And numerous Nieces and Nephews
Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM (MDT) at the Syracuse Cemetery, in Syracuse, KS,
Condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In-lieu-of-flowers memorial contributions may be payable First United Methodist Church, sent in care of Fellers Funeral Home & Monuments LLC, P.O. Box 1253, 401 N. Sumner, Syracuse, KS 6 7878. 620-384-5100
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