Patricia “Pat” Burchfiel, age 67, died Thurs., Dec. 26, 2013 at Republic Co. Hospital, Belleville. She was born on Jan. 29, 1946 in Concordia, Kan., to Andrew “Hank” & Louisa (Newcomb) Bergstrom.
Pat graduated from Concordia High School. She married Dennis Burchfiel on July 9, 1964 in Concordia. Pat was a lifelong area resident. She was a homemaker and loved to care for her children, grandchildren & great- grandchildren. She made & decorated numerous cakes over the years.
Pat is survived by her husband, Dennis, Concordia; daughters, Brenda Chartier & husband Steve, Clyde; & Jennifer Tholstrup & friend Seth Eubanks, Concordia; sons, Brian Burchfiel & friend Ali Elsasser, Concordia & Jeff Burchfiel & wife Erin; sisters, Shirley Lanoue & husband Gerald; & Valetta “Lou” Collins, both of Concordia; brothers, Andrew “Jake” Bergstrom, Bonner Springs, Kan., & George Bergstrom, Texas; 9 grandchildren & 2 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10 am, Mon, Dec. 30, 2013 at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia, with the Rev. Dean R. Frazier officiating. Burial will follow the services at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia. Visitation will be from 12-8 pm with the family greeting friends from 5-6 pm, Sunday at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home. The family suggest memorials to the American Diabetes Assoc. or the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit http://www.chaputbuoy.com/.
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