Burnice A. (Dickinson) Zierlein, 95, of North Platte passed away Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 at Linden Court. Burnice was born Oct. 30, 1922 to Charles and Agnes (Stethem) Pettis at Anselmo where she attended school.

Burnice Zierlein

She was united in marriage to Cleve Dickinson on July 6, 1938 in Broken Bow. They worked on various ranches through their married life. Four daughters were born to this union, Wanda, Marilyn, Janet and Iris.

Burnice loved to have family dinners. She made the world’s best pies and made many crafts and went to all the county fairs. Cleve passed away on April 4, 1977 after 39 years of marriage.

She loved to dance the waltz and two-step. Her father had a band, so every Saturday night they went to a dance, many of which were held at Mary’s Hall in Anselmo and the Dunning Hall.

Burnice could sell anything. She worked for Allen Self Service, Shakely, and Alovera distributors.

Survivors include her daughters, Wanda (Eddy) Rosencutter, Marilyn (Andy Knepp) Harris, Janet (Paul) Cox, and Iris (Mark) Lloyd; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and other family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Cleve; granddaughter, Christy; son-in-law, John Harris; and sisters, Wilma Jean, Darline, and Eula Faye.

Services were March 5 at the Bethel Church. Burial was at the North Platte Cemetery. Carpenter Memorial Chapel was in care of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the North Platte Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be shared at carpentermemorial.com.