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Cheryl E. (Wilson) Burns

November 9, 1944 ~ August 9, 2017 (age 72)

Cheryl E. Burns, 72, of Francisco, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh. She was born November 9, 1944 in Kansas City, MO to Oris Orvel Wilson and Margaret Mary (Schmitz) Wilson Shay. She lived in Francisco for the last 49 years coming from Pilot Grove, MO. She was raised in the Catholic faith. She retired as the assistant manager of the Buehler’s IGA. She was an avid reader and enjoyed arts & crafts and quilting.

She is survived by her 3 children, Jeff Burns (Misty) of Ft. Branch, Laura Burns (Michael Miller) of Oakland City and Lonie Burns (Kelly) of Ft. Branch; 5 grandchildren, Stephen, Zachary, Kaitlyn, Austin and Abby Burns; 5 sisters, Mary, Margie, Betty, Sarah and Barbara; and a brother, Robert.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wendell Burns in 2011; sister, Judy; brother, Sam; and 2 grandchildren.

At 1 p.m. Monday, August 14, 2017 there will be a Rosary prayed followed by a funeral service at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, officiated by Pastor Corey Atkins. Burial will be in the Providence Cemetery near Francisco, IN. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday at Colvin Funeral Home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 5250 Vogel Road, Evansville, IN 47715. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle at www.colvinfuneralhome.com


Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
5250 Vogel Road, Suite A, Evansville IN 47715
Web: http://www.cancer.org/



 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
August 14, 2017

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Colvin Funeral Home
425 North Main Street
Princeton, IN 47670

Funeral Service
Monday
August 14, 2017

1:00 PM
Colvin Funeral Home
425 North Main Street
Princeton, IN 47670


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