Jo Anne Dolly Burmer

Above: Burmer, circa 1986


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 28, 1973 from Nevada City, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: March 25, 1947
  • Age: 25 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3, 135 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Burmer may use the last name Norman. She wears eyeglasses.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Two layers of clothes, black boots, snowshoes, and a navy blue watch cap.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Burmer was last seen in Nevada City, California on February 28, 1973. She disappeared while trying to hike through the snow to a friend's cabin. She has never been heard from again. Burmer is missing under suspicious circumstances. She was reported missing by her friends on March 8; she had left her baby with them. Few details are available in her case.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Nevada County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Doe Network


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated January 30, 2008; details of disappearance updated.

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