Kelli Jo Burbach
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Kelli Jo Burbach, age 49 of Glenwood Springs, Colorado and formerly of Wynot, Nebraska died unexpectantly on Monday, July 26, 2015 at her residence in Colorado.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 10:30 at Holy Family (Sacred Heart) Catholic Church in Wynot with the Rev. Eric Olsen officiating. Burial will be at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wynot. Visitation will be on Monday, at the church, from 4-8:00 p.m. with a vigil service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue Tuesday one hour prior to services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.
Pallbearers will be Matt Burbach, Forrest Dendinger, Jeff Beste, Russ Beste, Chuck Stockwell, Ron Stockwell, Michael Stockwell, Brent Pick, Ryan Pick, Carl Bruening, and Terry Burbach.
Honorary pallbearers are Kathy Wieseler, Maureen Bosshard, Pam Connors, Jessica Eskins, John Eskins, Tom Mason, Kevin Morrsion and Beth Mourning.
Kelli was born Feb. 7th, 1965 in Yankton, SD to Dr. Daniel Burbach and Diane (Forinash) Burbach-Wuebben. She attended Wynot Public School K-12, graduating in 1983. She attended University of Nebraska-Kearney for 1 year. Kelli moved to Winter Park, CO in the fall of 1984, working at Pizza Hut. She started working at the Title Company of the Rockies in Winter Park in 1987. She was promoted to manager of the Aspen Branch in later years, working 25+ years in the title insurance business.
Kelli enjoyed snow skiing, floating on the river, traveling, and going to concerts, especially Allen "Baby" Jackson. She loved doing jigsaw puzzles with her Mom and spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include her mother, Diane Wuebben and very special step-dad, Maurice Wuebben, Wynot; 2 brothers, Tim (Fay) Burbach, Hartington and Loni Burbach of Norfolk; nieces, Ashley (Forrest) Dendinger of Hartington and Casey Burbach of Omaha; Nephew-godson, Matt Burbach of Columbus, NE; great nephew and niece, Teyton & Hadley Dendinger, Hartington; and many aunts and uncles and cousins; also, her cat "Gus."
Kelli was preceded in death by her father Dr. Daniel Burbach on January 22, 1979 at the age of 42 years; maternal grandparents, Louis & Albe Forinash; and paternal grandparents, Werner & Marjorie Burbach.
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DIANE & FAMILY-- SO SAD TO HEAR ABOUT KELLI. YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.
Rest in peace my beautiful cousin and give our Grandparents big hugs! Keep smiling and giggling too! I am so thankful for the memories of growing up together! Much love to Aunt Diane, Tim and Loni. My heart is aching. Love you love you!
Diane, Tim, Lonnie & family.....words cannot even express how sorry we are to hear of Kelli's passing. Please know you are all in our thoughts & prayers!! God Bless You...
Kelly (Newman) & Tom LeBlanc
Our organization worked closely with Kelli for many years. We are so saddened to hear of her passing. She was such a good person and she will be sadly missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Michele Higgs - Aspen Board of Realtors
We are so very sorry to hear of Kelli's passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family.
Nancee and Roman Sudbeck
I am so sorry for your loss. There is nothing more painful than that of losing a child no matter at what age. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Donna (Eskens) Fyfe
Diane and family, Our deepest sympathy to you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jim and Joani Arens
Love & prayers to you Diane, Tim, Loni & rest of the family. My heart is so heavy since hearing of Kelli's passing. So many great memories, so much laughter w/ Kelli. I will so miss her. God be with you all & definitely now w/Kelli.
Jane & Bob (Beste) Lewton
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. The memories last forever.
Diane and family;
Thinking of you, carinsg about you and wishing there were words to express the sympathy that goes out to you today.
Love, Pat Swiney and family
Kelli has been my friend since Back in the Day in Winter Park. She had such a compassionate heart and great sense of humor. I have always considered her a good friend. I will continue to hold her in my heart and will send all her family in Nebraska strength and healing. God Bless and Godspeed, dear Kelli.
Darcee Hammer Kissler
I am so sorry for your loss. Diane and family my thoughts and prayers are with you all. The memories last forever.
In our thoughts -- our deepest sympathy to you Diane, Tim and Lonnie
Roger & Rose Koch
My heart aches at the thought of never laughing with you again! You were always there for me! One of the strongest people I know! You never let anyone or anything get you down! I learned so much from you in my 35 years of life! Thank you for being there for me Kelli Jo! Thank you for teaching me to be strong and power through the tough times! I love you Kelli and will miss you forever!
Diane, Tim, and Loni, I am so sorry to hear about Kelli, she was always thinking about others , she was so kind, keeping in touch with me when Darla was sick, it helped a lot to know others cared. I will miss our talks and hearing her voice. You will always be in our thoughts and prayers.
Joel and Denise Dendinger
Diane, Maurice and family - sorry to hear of the passing of Kelli. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Darin and Julie Kolbeck
Diane, Maurice and Family ---- you have our deepest sympathy and prayers. We will always remember her smile and laugh. It was always good discussing Colorado memories with her ---- know she will be missed!
Clair and Diann Wuebben
My deepest sympathy to You Tim Fay and the entire Family of Kelli. We must all remember Life is in the hands of God. He has a plan for each and everyone of us to go Home to him. Some just seem to be to early. May your happiness and memories of Kelli help you to get thru the though times. She is very beautiful and she is a beautiful angel watching over you all.
Cathy Jansen and Family
To the family of Kelli Jo Burbach, I'm very sorry about the loss of your loved one. I wanted to share the scriptural hope that has given me so much comfort. I hope it will help you also. The Bible shows that God did not intend for humans to suffer and die, at any age. (Romans 5:12). It also calls death an enemy. (1 Corinthians 15:26). God promises to remove death forever. (Isaiah 25:8). He also promises to soon restore the earth and humans to his original purpose for them. Then he will resurrect our loved ones onto a cleansed, paradise earth where we can welcome them back. (John 5:28,29; Psalm 37:10,11,29). Please visit jw.org to find satisfying answers from the Bible, free of charge. I truly am sorry for your loss. Sincerely, Susan Novak
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