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 Don L. Burkarth

Don L. Burkarth

Birth
Guthrie, Logan County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 30 Oct 2012 (aged 87)
Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas, USA
Burial Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 100025331 · View Source
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Don L. Burkarth, 87, of Arkansas City, died Tuesday (October 30, 2012) at Medicalodge of Arkansas City. Memorial services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday (November 5, 2012) at the First Baptist Church of Arkansas City. Private interment will be held in Springside Cemetery. Pastor David Stanley will officiate.
Don was born January 29, 1925, in Guthrie, Oklahoma, to George and Mary (Flannery) Burkarth. He was reared and educated in Arkansas City, graduating from Arkansas City High School in 1943, and later Southwestern College of Winfield with a degree in business. Don married Wanda Bowman on November 8, 1952, in Arkansas. The couple made their home in Arkansas City, where Don worked as an engineer for the Sante Fe Railroad for many years. Don also owned and operated tax/accounting firm Bukarth, Inc. Don was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church and Crusader's Sunday School Class. He was a member of the Crescent Masonic Lodge #133 AF&AM and the Wichita Shrine. Don was also a member of the Walnut Valley Wood Carvers.
Survivors include his daughter Sharon and her husband Steve Gilliland of Westport, Connecticut; one grandson Nicholas Gilliland of Paris, France; siblings Jack Burkarth of Dallas, Betty McGehan of Arkansas City, and Mary Katherine Hays of Overland Park;
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Wanda.
Memorials have been established with the First Baptist Church or the Arkansas City Arts Area Council - Burford Project. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.
Arrangements are being made through the Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home of Arkansas City. Online condolences may be made at www.rindt-erdman.com


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  • Created by: delkan
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100025331
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Don L. Burkarth (29 Jan 1925–30 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100025331, citing Springside Cemetery, Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by delkan (contributor 47305824) .