Webster: Mon., May 6, 2013, age 86. Predeceased by sisters, Betty Ramsdell, Joan Riedel; grandson, Connor Burns. He leaves his wife of 65 yrs., Pat; children, Bryan (Lisa), Rory (Debi), Debra Fanning, Bradly (Nancy); grandchildren, Garrett, Brooke, Meredith, Dalton and Faythe Burns, Timothy (Pam), Brogan Burns, Michael and Patrick Fanning, Kelly and Betsy Burns; great-grandchildren, Collin, Ryan and Shamus Fanning, Emma, Abby and Jenna Burns; many nieces & nephews. A World War II
Veteran, Jack was Owner/Operator of Jack J. Burns Builders, whose slogan was, "The House that Jack Built." Founder of Portable Schools, Inc., innovator of the temporary classroom concept. Established Lakeside Roofing and Siding Materials in 1977. Retired in 2002 and opened Lazy J. Ranch horse farm.
Friends may call 2-4, 6-8 Mon. at Willard H. Scott Funeral Home, 12 South Ave. Webster. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Tues. at Holy Trinity Church, 1460 Ridge Rd., Webster. Interment Webster Union Cemetery. Memorials in Jack's name may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.