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Orley G. Burgess

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“I was getting my Christmas list together and was wondering if Orley was still living in Evergreen. I'm sorry to hear of his passing he was a great...Read More »
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Orley was born on December 28, 1919 and passed away on Monday, July 31, 2017.

Orley was a resident of Evergreen, Colorado at the time of passing.

Orley was a Kansas State University graduate and masters and doctoral work at the University of Minnesota.

In Kansas, he began his Army career by enrolling in ROTC, which lead to his active duty in the Philippines during WWII.

Funeral Service and burial will be on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m., at the Arnold Cemetery, Arnold, Kansas. Viewing will be on Monday, August 7 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Fitzgerald Funeral Home and in the cemetery prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be given to the National Association of Blind Veterans Words of sympathy and support may be left for the family by writing in the guestbook below. Monday, August 07, 2017 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Fitzgerald Funeral Home 207 North Pennsylvania Ave Ness City, Kansas 67560 Tuesday, August 08, 2017 10:00 AM Arnold Cemetery Arnold, Kansas.