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Bernie Burdge
Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary
Meade, KS

Bernie Burdge, age 86, died Friday morning April 12, 2013, at the Lone Tree Retirement Center, Meade, Kansas.


He was born May 26, 1926, at Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Harold and Lorene (Smithhisler) Burdge.   As a young boy he attended school in Danville, Kansas.  Upon his schooling he joined the United States Army serving in the Philippines and Japan during World War II.  After his discharge he began his career in the oilfield working in several capacities before retiring as a tool pusher.


He was a member of Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church, Meade; the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars; and the American Legion.  He enjoyed collecting various items including antiques; fishing, hunting, camping and working on lawnmowers.


On April 23, 1952, he married Donna Freeman at Danville, Kansas.  She survives.


Other survivors include:

His children,                                    Rick Burdge of Meade, Kansas

                                                Cindy Shrewsbury of Meade, Kansas

                                                Becky Bertke of Euless, Texas


A sister,                                    Rosemary Smithhisler of Clovis, New Mexico


Eight grandchildren                                    Eight great-grandchildren


He is preceded in death by his parents and a son, Terry Burdge in 1979.


Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary Chapel, Meade.  Cremation has taken place.  Private inurnment will follow in the Graceland Cemetery, Meade.


The family would welcome memorials to the Friends of Meade State Lake or the American Legion in care of the funeral home.


Personal condolences may be given to the family at

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