Fredrick H. Burns, age 72, died on April 4, 2018 at the Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, Kansas. He was born on June 23, 1945 in Russellville, Arkansas the son of Robert Fredrick and Edna Morrison Burns.
He worked in the golf profession for most of his life as a golf professional and grounds keeper, in California and Kansas. He also had many other jobs including maintenance, oil rigs, farming, and finally retiring after managing the Ken Ark Motel in Lakin. He was a member of the Professional Golf Association.
Fredrick enjoyed fishing, golfing, socializing, playing cards, arrowhead hunting, reminiscing, but most of all, spending time with his grandkids.
Fredrick is survived by:
One Son Joshua Burns of Albany, Vermont
Two daughters Amberlee Hernandez of Lakin, Kansas
Shelly Montoya of Paso Robles, California
Three Brothers Marvin Burns of Arizona
George Burns Lakin, Kansas
Tom Burns of Garden City, Kansas
Three Sisters Louise Burns of Texas
Nancy Peters of Ulysses, Kansas
Freda Ferrel of Ulysses, Kansas
ten grandchildren, four great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Kenny Burns; two previous wives, Joyce Mendibles, and Patricia Sartelle; Four brothers, Harold Burns, John Burns, Dan Burns, Frank Burns; and one sister, Belle Detwiller.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lakin Cemetery in Lakin, Kansas.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 8, 2018 from 1-4 at Price & Sons Funeral Home, Garden City and from 6-8 at the Lakin Assembly of God Church.
Memorials are suggested to the Fredrick Burns Memorial Fund in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St. Garden City, Kansas 67846.