J. "Pat" Burns

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J. "Pat" Burns of Montgomery, Texas passed away on Sunday, April 15th at age 74 of COPD and emphysema. Pat was born in Valley Falls, Kansas to James & Bertha Wenzl Burns.

He married Marilyn Wallinger on February 27, 1965 in Atkinson, Nebraska and is survived by his wife and one son, Mark and wife Toni, as well as, 3 grandchildren, Brendon, Ashley and Kaityln. Other survivors include siblings, Ray and Agnes, Ruth Langen and husband Charles, Mary Triggs and husband John, Margaret Dawson and husband Quentin, Alice Edmunds and husband Leon, Paul & wife Mary Jane, Rita Burns, Tom and wife Peggy, and Phil and wife Shirley, as well as sister-in-law Donna Carlson and husband Cal, brother-in-law Michael and wife Ruth and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Terry.

Pat attended St. Benedict's College in Atchison, Kansas and Washburn University in Topeka. He was employed at Fleming Company in Topeka and Grocers Supply in Houston. The past 35 years, he owned and operated Howard Concessions, throughout the State of Texas.

He was a U. S. Army veteran having served two years in Germany as a Courts and Boards Reporter, traveling throughout Europe.

He will be remembered as a devoted Irishman and for his generosity and sense of humor, especially at the Gin Rummy table in April Sound.

Family will receive friends at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home, Montgomery, Texas on Tuesday, April 17th from 6-8 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Conroe, Texas on Wednesday, April 18th at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be private at the Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Texas on Thursday, April 19th.

In lieu of flowers, family has requested any memorial contributions to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 109 North Frazier, Conroe, Texas 77304 - designate in memo section, Capital Campaign.

You are invited to leave memorial condolences to the family on our website at www.shmfh.com.


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