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Lowell Burns, age 88, of Laurel

Posted: 07 February, 2017

Funeral Services with Masonic Rites for Lowell Burns, age 88, of Laurel will be held at the United Methodist Church in Laurel on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be held at the United Methodist Church  in Laurel on Friday from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service being held at 7:00 p.m. Interment with Military Rites will be at the Laurel Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Burns family for later designation. He passed away Tuesday at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk. Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Laurel.

    Lowell Emory Burns was born July 29, 1928, on a farm north of Laurel to Henry Everard and Agnes (Tuttle) Burns.  He graduated from Laurel High School and served in the United States Army from 1951-1953, during the Korean War with the Military Police.  Lowell married Virginia (Tiny) Kint February 25, 1951, at the Laurel United Methodist Church.  He was a life-long resident of Cedar County.  He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Laurel, V.F.W., and Masonic Lodge.  Lowell enjoyed spending time with family, playing cards, pool, golfing, farming, going for drives, and tinkering in his shop. There wasn’t anything he couldn’t fix, build, or repair. He especially enjoyed watching his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and attended as many activities as possible.  He taught all his grandchildren to drive at a very young age. Lowell was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend to all.  He was a gentle soul.
    Lowell is survived by his wife, Virginia “Tiny” of 65 years; their children, Nancy (Regg) Gadeken of Hartington, Linda (John) Dall of Scottsdale, AZ, Deanna (Roddy) Smith of Chaska, MN, and  Penny Voichoskie of  Norfolk; grandchildren, Wesley Smith, Christopher (Jessica) Gadeken, Abby Smith, Brian Gadeken and Eric (Jessi) Dall; great-grandchildren, Jenna and Caleb Gadeken and Emeri and Jonathan Dall; brother, Ronald Burns of Omaha; sisters-in-law, Darlene Burns of Laurel, Valieda Burns of Wausa, and Millie Burns of Detroit, MI;  many nieces and nephews, family and friends.
    Lowell was preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold (Phyllis), Roger, and Gene Burns; and Monica Burns.


Hasemann Funeral Home
302 North Lincoln Street Wayne 68787 
(402).375.3100/ Fax (402).375.2900 

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