Myron "Buck" J. Burns
July 28, 1937-Sept. 19, 2013
Myron "Buck" J. Burns, age 76, of Clare, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013, at his home. Myron was born the son of Wilburn and Edith (Gerren) Burns, on July 28, 1937, in Clare. He had worked on the family farm with his father and also worked for the Bergman Sawmill in Beaverton for over 35 years. Myron enjoyed tinkering with his truck, lawnmower and motorcycle. Family was everything to Myron and he loved his grandchildren very much. He was never afraid to stop and help a friend or stranger in need. Myron was a member of the Church of Daniels Band; he was united in marriage to Patricia Litzenberger on July 28, 1995.
Survivors include: his wife, Patricia; children, Jane Ann Burns and Jessie Marie (Kirtus) Elsea, both of Farwell, Jerry Wilburn (Lory) Burns of Blanchard, Heidi Lynn (Bob) Jennings of Coleman, Sarah Ann (Timothy) Lewis, and David Edward Turner, both of Harrison; his siblings, Lucy Ann (Clint) Cooper of Clare, Ira (Sherri) Paul of Missouri and Harriet (David) McMullen of Wyoming; many grand and great grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews. Myron was predeceased by his parents; and siblings, Cynthia Roberts, Raymond Burns, and Harold Paul, Jr.
Services will be held at the Clare Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home on Monday, September 23, 2013 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Randy Govitz and Rev. Jim Hoggard, Sr. officiating. Burial will be in the Wise Twp. Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Patricia Burns C/O of the Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home to help with expenses. Online condolences at
Published in The Morning Sun on Sept. 21, 2013