Meredith June Rose Burnett, formerly of LaCygne, Kansas, made her transition on June 2 in Leonardville, Kansas. Meredith was born June 1,1923, to Rudy and Eleanor Mitchell Rose in LaCygne. She graduated from LaCygne Rural High School and was married to Donald L. Burnett December 6, 1944. Meredith was a member of Chapter CV P.E.O., the Mirza Shrine Women''s Auxiliary, and spent many summers organizing bus trips for LaCygne children to attend swim lessons at the Paola pool. Meredith enjoyed reading and fishing trips with friends. She and Donald retired to Colorado, Texas, and Springfield, Mo.
She was preceded in death by Donald on October 6, 2012. Survivors include her daughters: Donna Keyser, Manhattan, Ks, Diane Janke, Wichita, Ks, Denise McIntosh, Springfield, Mo. and Deena Burnett, Lawrence, Ks. She also leaves behind six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held 2 pm Monday, June 4, 2018 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1pm to service time. The family suggests contributions to Linn County Library District 2. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com .