LAVONNE JUNE (JOHNSON) BURDICK 5/24/1933 - 4/13/2013 LaVonne June (Johnson) Burdick, 79, formerly of Palm Springs, Victorville and Barstow, CA passed away peacefully on April 13, 2013 in Tracy, CA. She was the loving wife of the late Donald Whitlock Burdick for 56 years. She was the caring mother of her sons, Barry (wife Deborah) of Delhi, CA, Brett (wife Susan) of Clinton, CT. She is predeceased by her daughter Wendy (husband Daniel) Warzecha. She leaves five grandchildren, Matthew (wife Ina) and Joshua Warzecha, and Brian, Alexander, and Timothy Burdick, and two great grandchildren Matilda and Joseph Warzecha. Born May 24, 1933, she was the daughter of the late William and Ruth Johnson of Martin, South Dakota. Her siblings are Kermit Johnson (deceased), Keith Johnson (deceased), Quinton Johnson (deceased) and two twin sisters Vera Smith (husband Gordan) of Springfield, OR and Verna (husband Roland) Roberts of Yakima, WA. She taught elementary school after graduating cum Laude from Chapman College. She played piano by ear, playing for many churches and attended the Assembly of God Church most of her life. She loved the Lord deeply. She and her husband traveled extensively going to countries all over the world. She also enjoyed watching travel shows and Christian television broadcasting. She loved people, talking and sharing her life with those around her. She made people smile. A memorial Service will be held at Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd. Riverside, CA 92518 on July 1, 2013 at 11 a.m. (Stage 5).
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Published in the Daily Press from June 29 to June 30, 2013