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Obituaries

Obituaries

Hazel E. Burgen 1915 - 2005 Topeka

Services for Hazel E. Burgen, 90, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Penwell-Gabel Parker-Price Chapel in North Topeka.Mrs. Burgen died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, in Topeka.She was born June 27, 1915, in Keokuk, Iowa, the daughter of David and May Stadley. She moved to Topeka when she was 7 and resided there the rest of her life.Mrs. Burgen worked at Kresge's, Hall Lithographing and the State Printer. She was a member of North Topeka Wesleyan Church.She married Kenneth W. Burgen on Jan. 18, 1932. He died Aug. 8, 1965.A grandson and two great-grandsons also died earlier.Survivors include four sons, Kenneth L. and Nelson L. Burgen, both of Topeka, Jerry L. Burgen, Lawrence, and William L. Burgen, Madera, Calif.; a daughter, Lodema L. Betsworth, Chandler, Ariz.; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.Friends may call from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral chapel, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.The family suggests memorials to SouthenCare, 1440 Wakarusa Drive, Suite 900, Lawrence 66049.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com" target="_blank">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.