DONALD 'DON' R. BURNS, 80 LOVES PARK - Donald "Don" R. Burns, 80, of Loves Park, was reunited with his wife Saturday, March 8, 2014. Born September 30, 1933, in Rockford, the son of Weldon A. and Beatrice M. (Kelly) Burns. Married Barbara E. Tofson on Nov. 21, 1981, in Rockton. Member of St. Bridget Catholic Church and Elk's Club. Don was an avid bowler and golfer. Survivors include sons, Donald Burns II, Robert Mark (Gerianne) Blood and Dennis Burns; daughters, Avon (Patrick) Sulser, Diane (Larry) Roberts, Denyce Morse and Wendy (Miles) Malachowski; daughter-in-law, Brenda Blood; 22 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; brothers, Robert (Eve) Burns and Leo Burns; sisters, Dorothy Veitch and Eleanor Jeannie Poole. Predeceased by his wife, one brother, and a son, Michael Blood. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at St. Bridget Catholic Church, 600 Clifford Ave. Entombment at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Delehanty Funeral Home, Ltd., 401 River Lane, Loves Park. For more information, please visit delehantyfh.com.
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Delehanty Funeral Home Ltd
401 River Ln Loves Park, IL 61111
Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 11 to Mar. 12, 2014