Herbert Burdsall Obituary

The Rev. Herbert James “Herb” Burdsall, 95, served rural churches in Simms, Sun River, Lincoln, Cascade, Augusta, the Dearborn, Miles City, and Billings, Mont., and churches in Alexandria, Ohio, and North Chili, N.Y.

He was the Kansas CROP director for Church World Services in Topeka

and assistant director for CROP at the national office in Elkhart, IN, in which he traveled to Burma, Peru, Chili, Brazil, The Dominican Republic and Haiti. He was the director of fundraising at Greencroft Retirement Community in Goshen, IN, and the Yellowstone Conference in Montana.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during World War II in the South Pacific and was on landing craft in Tarawa, Tinian, and Saipan. He enjoyed spending time with his beloved wife Jeanne (D), children (Jonathan, Hannah), five grandchildren, and twelve great grandchildren. He also enjoyed riding motorcycles, traveling and serving the parishioners of his numerous rural churches.