May 26, 2024

Cleota Burns
Age: 81
Died: Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Homestead Health And Rehabilitation
Center in Garden City
Born: February 28, 1935 at Ulysses
Parents: Cleo & Leota (Popejoy) Lozar
Marriage: to Harold L. Burns on June 5, 1954 at Ulysses
He died on January 29, 2015

Memberships: Church Of The Brethren of Garden City
Eagles Lodge
V.F.W. Auxiliary
Disabled American Veterans

Cleota graduated from Ulysses High School and then worked as a waitress at the family business before her marriage. After the children were raised she drove a truck with her husband on over the road freight hauls. She enjoyed yard work, reading and researching the bible, crocheting, knitting, crafts and making her children’s clothes. In her earlier days she was the pitcher on the Fansler Tire Fastpitch team that reached the national finals. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband & Daughter- Eddie Brack, 2 Sisters- Lorraine Simpson & Connie Lawson & 2 Brothers- Kenny Lozar & Bill Lozar. 

Survivors: 3 Daughters Ruthie Rohrbough Holcomb
Deanna Bowlsby Riverton, Wyoming
Chris Messenger Garden City
Son Harold L. Burns, Jr. Ponca City, Oklahoma
Sister Shirley Weis Ulysses
19 Grandchildren  
26 Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Service: 2:00 PM Monday
Place: Church Of The Brethren in Garden City
Officiating: Rev Marty Moyer
Burial: Valley View Cemetery in Garden City
Memorials: Disabled American Veterans
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: Noon to 8:00 PM Saturday & Sunday
At Garnand Funeral Home
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