Wilbur L. "Pappy" Burnsides

Burnsides, Wilbur L.
Age 91

Council Bluffs, IA. Passed away December 20, 2012 at Risen Son Christian Village. He was born in Forbes, MO on August 10, 1921 to the late Hugh and Dollie (Strickland) Burnsides. He proudly served his country during World War II in the United States Army. Pappy was an avid bowler and Horseshoe pitcher. He was a lifetime member of the VFW in Carter Lake, IA, and a 50-year member of the Eagles Club #38 in Omaha. He retired in 1987 after a career as a mechanic with P.I.E. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Eileen; 5 brothers; and 1 sister. Pappy is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Linda Burnsides; 6 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and a host of friends.
VISITATION Wednesday 6-8pm at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home. FUNERAL SERVICE Thursday 1pm at the Funeral Home, followed by a reception in the Community Room at Hoy-Kilnoski. Burial will be that afternoon in Westlawn Hillcrest Cemetery in Omaha. Memorials are suggested to the . HOY - KILNOSKI
1221 N. 16th St., Council Bluffs IA 51501


Published in Omaha World-Herald from Dec. 22 to Dec. 24, 2012