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Lulu I. Burns 1907 - 1973


Posted By: Connie Swearingen (email)
Date: 5/8/2021 at 19:27:52

Onawa Democrat
1 February 1973

Lulu I. Burns, Hornick, Iowa, passed away at the Burgess Memoria Hospital in Onawa, Iowa, on January 20, 1973, following a short illness. She had reached the age of 65 years, 6 months, and 18 days.

She was born at Sloan, Iowa, on July 2, 1907, the daughter of Wm Henry and Harriet Wray Buser.

On March 28, 1934, she was united in marriage to George V (Jim) Burns at Sloan, Iowa. For a number of years, the couple operated a resort in Minnesota and since 1962 had made their home at Hornick, Iowa. She was a teacher in the Junior High School at Smithland at the time of her death.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church at Hornick and of the United Methodist Women of the church, the United Teachers Profession of United States of America, and Quadna Chapter 249 O. E.S of Hill City, Minnesota. Lula attended Cedar Falls Teachers College and received her A B Degree from Morningside College.

Survivors are her husband, George of Hornick, three brothers, Wray L. Buser of Salix, Iowa, William H. Buser of Sloan, Iowa and Dr. Donald J Buser of Davenport, Iowa, one sister, Mrs. Paul (Mildred) Thompson of Springfield, Ohio and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Alice.

Funeral services were held at the United Methodist Church in Hornick on Tuesday, January 23, 1973, at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Keith Scott officiating.

The Men's Trio sang "How Great Thou Art " and Mrs. Edward Black and Mr. Edgar Shupe sang "Mansion Over a Hilltop" The organist was Mrs. Edwin Helming.

Casket bearers were Maurice Fuller, Jerry Starkweather, Frank Kinnaman, Oliver Weber, Clyde Rose and Earl Miller. Interment was in Willow Twp. Cemetery at Holly Springs, Iowa, with arrangements by the Wood Funeral Home of Whiting, Iowa


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