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Archive for Monday, October 1, 2001

Dianne Hamersky

October 1, 2001

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— Services for Dianne Hamersky, 33, Lecompton, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Matthew Catholic Church, Topeka. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Topeka.

Mrs. Hamersky died Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, north of Topeka, as a result of injuries in an automobile accident.

She was born Dec. 25, 1967, at Clovis, N.M., the daughter of Gary and Mary (Clark) Burton. She received a bachelor's degree in music education and a master's degree in music therapy from Kansas University.

Mrs. Hamersky taught music to kindergartners through sixth-graders for the Royal Valley School District. She played in the Lawrence Town Band and in a quintet in Lawrence. She sponsored the Native American Singers and Dancers at Royal Valley HIgh School.

She was a member of Lecompton United Methodist Church.

She married Paul Hamersky June 15, 1991, in Topeka. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Brittney Nicole and Megan Anne Hamersky, both of the home; her parents; two brothers, Todd Burton, Olathe, and Lance Burton, Joplin, Mo.; two sisters, Jen Vedock, San Francisco, and Melinda Burton, Joplin, Mo.; two stepbrothers, Tye Grant, Kansas City, Mo., and Nathan Grant, Springfield, Mo.; two stepsisters, Elizabeth Shamblin, Miami, Okla., and Cassandra Spencer, Joplin, Mo.; grandparents, Robert and June Burton, and Gertie Clark, all of Knoxville, Iowa.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Lecompton United Methodist Church, Lecompton.

The family suggests memorials to Hamersky Children's Education Fund, sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 S.W. Sixth St., Topeka 66603.

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