Name: Dwight Burdick
From: The Pittsburg Headlight,
Date: Wednesday, March 15, 1944
A heart attack caused the sudden death of Dwight Burdick at 2 o'clock this afternoon while he was at work at the S. A. Rose Iron & Metal Company where he had been employed for 37 years. The fire department resuscitator was called, but the victim was beyond reviving. Dr. G. W. Rinehart, coroner, said death was due to a heart attack. The home is at 501 N. Joplin, Pittsburg.
Mr. Burdick was at the paper house with a customer when he was stricken. He was dead by the time assistance could be summoned. A pipe man for the company, he was born in Kingman County, Kansas.
Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Lillie Burdick: three sons, Clyde Burdick, of the home; Roy Burdick 222 E. 22nd, and Earl Burdick, 212 E. Park: two sisters, Mrs. Alphy Pound, Kansas City, Kansas, and Mrs. Mina Gross, Kansas City, Mo.; a brother Jay Burdick in Arma, and three grandchildren.
Final-rites for Dwight Burdick will be at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the E.K. Smith chapel with Dr. Gordon Thompson officiating. Interment will be in Highland Park cemetery. The body is at the chapel.