Obituary and Service Information for Elven Benson Burns

Burns, Elven Benson

Date: Memorial Gathering, Sunday, January 3, 2015
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Visitation Location:
Grace Presbyterian Church, 105 Bailey Rd. Crystal City, Missouri

Date: Memorial Service, Sunday, January 3, 2015
Time: 4:00 p.m.

Service Location:
Grace Presbyterian Church


In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church, 105 Bailey Rd. Crystal City, MO 63019

Elven Benson Burns, 94, entered into eternal rest Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Baisch Nursing Center, Desoto, Missouri. He had retired from Ford Motors Company as a painter. Born November 12, 1921 in Flat River, Missouri to the late Issac E. Burns and Hilda (Frazier) Burns.

He is survived by son Mark ( Diane) Burns of Union, Mo; daughter Amy (Robert) Petschonek of Desoto, MO; sister Afton Richardson of Saint Louis, MO; four grandchildren: Matt Burns, Zachary (Corrie) Petschonek, Corey (Cara) Burns, Shane (Jackee) Petschonek; two great grandchildren: Amelia and Ava.

Along with his parents he is also preceded in death by wife Deeda Mae (Wolk) Burns who passed away August 10, 2014.

Reverend Joshua Noah will officiate the service.


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