LaVerne (Vernie) E. Burdick

LaVerne (Vernie) E. Burdick, age 83, of Westfield, Wisconsin passed away Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Gundersen Health System in Lacrosse, Wisconsin.

Per her request, no services will be held.

Vernie was born September 28, 1938, in Chicago, Illinois to Adam and Agnes (Novak) Rybicki. She was a loving wife & stepmom and is survived by her husband Ed Burdick, stepchildren Anita (Don) Genrich, Stuart (Susan) Burdick & Nancy (Dave) Seelenbinder, brother William, nephew Bob, and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. All of whom will miss her dearly and are thankful for the love and joy she brought to each of their lives.

Vernie was an active member of White Creek Congregational Church.  She is now resting in God’s embrace.

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  1. Scott and Kathy Colburn says:

    We wish to offer our sincere condolences to the Burdick family on your loss off Vernie. May God hold you in the palm of his hand during your time of grief.

  2. Dolores (Dee) Case says:

    My sincerest sympathy to Vernie’s husband, Ed, all of her family, especially her brother Bill and nephew Bob. As her friend of many years, I will truly miss her and remember her with love and affection. We always shared a lot of joy and laughter. May she rest in peace.

  3. Patricia M Schiefer says:

    So sorry to hear Laverne passed away.I did not know. She was such a joy to see at Family Affair. Very dear friend. She will be greatly missed. My thoughts are with you.

  4. Ron and Sue Reichhoff says:

    Anyone who knew Vernie was truly blessed. She was so easy to talk with, and as others have already said, shared a beautiful, caring smile. May God comfort each of you and grant you His peace. We’re so thankful she knew the Lord and now rests in His loving arms. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Marie Fowler says:

    Ed and family very sorry to hear about Vernie passing. Jesus said, “In my Father’s house, there are many rooms, and I will go and prepare a place for you. You will not have sickness or be alone. Darkness will not prevail because God will provide the light.” May God be with you all at this difficult time. Vernie always had a smile for everyone and friendly. God Bless.

  6. Herb and Lois Babcock says:

    Hugs and prayers for Vernie’s family.

  7. Peter Hickethier says:

    Ed, My thoughts are with you. So sorry for your loss.

  8. Dick and Marj Colby says:

    We are sorry for your family’s loss. She brought a ray of sunshine wherever she went; she was a very caring lady. Cherish your memories.

  9. Ida Mae Bacon says:

    For the time spent with Vernie i grew to lpve her so much. She will be missed but know we will be together in the future. God bless all who will miss her.,

  10. Manny & Laura Resendez says:

    To the Burdick Family and Vernies family. Vernie was a wonderful person with a heart of gold. Manny and I will miss her, and that beautiful smile, that warmed you up and made you smile right back. She will always be remembered in our hearts. May God Bless all of you.

  11. Jodi Helgeson and Jim Grabarski says:

    What a lovely woman. Our prayers are with you all.

  12. Patrick Busima says:

    My condolences to Anita and Don, we celebrate her promotion to glory

  13. James Gately says:

    Ed, So sorry to hear about Vernie. She was such a friendly Lady. Always a friendly “Hello” and always a smile. We all will miss here.

  14. Jim Gately says:

    Ed, so sorry to hear about Vernie. She was such a friendly Lady. Always a “Hello” and always a smile, we all will miss her.

  15. Michele and Jim falk says:

    Ed and family so sorry to here of Vernie passing. Jim and I send condolences always enjoyed visiting with her at Lions events. She is now she is Gods hands now. May God be with you all.

  16. Judith Bieri says:

    Ed and family so sorry to read about Vernie. I didn’t know her well but she was always so friendly and like to talk when I saw her. Remember all the good times and God bless you.

  17. Karen Christensen says:

    Ed, I am heartbroken. Have known Vernie for many years, she was always upbeat and genuinely cared for people. I will miss seeing her at the Pioneer at lunch time. My sympathy to you and your family.

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