Helen Marie Cory Burnett
Helen Marie Cory Burnett
Helen Marie Cory Burnett passed away on Saturday evening, April 3rd, on the Eve of Easter, 2 days before her 88th birthday.  

Helen was born April 5, 1933 to Allen and Pearl Cory in Elkhart Iowa.  

She enjoyed her church, her family, cooking, music, Women Hospital Auxiliary and working hard in their Accounting practice with her late husband Norman Burnett, CPA.  

She and Norm loved to go fishing, especially at Hinkey Summit. They took their motor home across the nation sightseeing, fishing, and faithfully visiting family.

Helen is survived by her 2 brothers, Bob (Lou Jean) Cory and Jerry (Sandy) Cory and 2 sister-in-laws, Karen Cory and Barb Cory all from Des Moines area, Norm’s son, Robert (Alyce) Burnett from Des Moines (daughter-in-law Judi Burnett from Fresno), Granddaughter Rebecca (Jason) Rothmeyer of MN, Rob (Alyssa) Burnett, DSM, Nick Burnett of Clovis, CA, Rudy (Marilyn) Palomino of Fresno. 6 Great-Grand Children and nieces including God daughter, Liz Mitchel, Teri Hamm, Nancy Hamm and nephew, Thom Hamm plus her Aunt Mary Ann Cory and many other nieces, nephews, cousins, and relatives.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents Allen and Pearl Cory, her husband, Norman, Norm’s son, Craig Burnett of CA, four brothers, Michael Cory, Clarence Buck (Rosie) Cory, Lewis Cory, Jim Cory, and two sisters, Darlene

(Ron) Hamm and Patricia (Kenneth) Harrison. 

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Winnemucca United Methodist Church General Fund at 138 W. Winnemucca Blvd Winnemucca, NV 89445.

Her celebration of life service will be held later in Winnemucca and with her relatives in the Des Moines, Iowa area.