Kathy Burgess 1959-2017

Kathy Burgess, 58, of Holton, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at the Community Hospital in Onaga.

She was born Dec. 30, 1959, at Holton, the daughter of Jack and Mary Ann Servaes Robinson. She graduated from ACCHS at Effingham in 1977.

Kathy was a nurse with Jefferson County Home Health.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Zachary Gilliland; and a brother, Joseph Jack Robinson, who died in infancy.

Survivors include two sons, Andy Gilliland (Amy), Berryton, and Jacob Gilliland (Kathleen), Emporia; her significant other, Sam Dillon, of the home; three sisters, Sue Havel (Joe), Larkinburg, Robin Whitten (Mick), Theodosia, Mo., and Becky Robinson, Lawrence; and three grandchildren, Abby Gilliland, Kaylee Gilliland and Blaine Gilliland.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6 at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will follow in Larkinburg Cemetery. Kathy will lie in state Thursday and Friday at the funeral home, where family and friends will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday.

Memorials are suggested to Friends of Hospice of Jefferson County and may be sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1034, Holton, KS 66436. Online condolences may be made at chapeloaksfuneralhome.com


The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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