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Obituary: Terry Bursack

Terry L. Bursack, 71, formerly of Wichita, died Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at the Kansas Veterans Home, Winfield.
Terry was born Dec. 14, 1948, in Winfield, to Earl Arthur Bursack and Daisy Mae (Kellogg) Bursack. He grew up in Winfield and was a graduate of Winfield High School.
Terry began his military career in April of 1969, and enlisted in the U.S. Army. He proudly served his country and was stationed in Vietnam and Germany. He later entered the U. S. Air Force in April 1985, and eventually worked in logistics at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita. Terry was honorably discharged due to medical reasons in the summer of 1987. He had been a resident of the Kansas Veterans Home for the past nine years.
Terry was united in marriage to Jackie Ann Wamsley on Nov. 25, 1978, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Conway Springs, and to this union two daughters were born: Andrea and Megan. The family made their home in Wichita. Jackie was killed following a fall from a horse on July 9, 1986.
Terry was also preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Wanda Harris.
He is survived by his two daughters, Andrea Hays and Megan Bocanegra, both of Wichita; one brother, Jack Bursack of Winfield; and four grandchildren, Ava, Jacob, Kate and Michael.
A private memorial graveside service will be conducted at a later date. Ebersole Mortuary, Conway Springs, is in charge of arrangements. Online guest book and condolences are available at www.ebersolemortuary.com.
A memorial has been established with the Kansas Veterans Home.

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