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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Irving Burns

   Irving L. Burns, 78, of Gladwin, Michigan died April 22, 2006 at MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland. He was born May 11, 1927 in Underhill, Vermont to Clark and Margaret (Roberts) Burns. He married the former VaLois Frye-Wilcox in Garden City on Oct. 30, 1973.

   Mr. Burns worked as a Computer Analyst until he retired in 1987 after 33 years at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn. He was also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served during World War II. He lived in Gladwin County since 1995, having previously resided in Livonia. He was a member of V.F.W. Post 11256, Eagles Aerie 3292 and Marine Corps Veterans League.

   Surviving are his wife, VaLois Burns of Gladwin; his children, Leslie Kimble of Roanoke, Virginia, David (Cathy) Burns of Livonia, Allen Burns of Novi, and Victoria (Mark) Tondreau of Livonia; and their mother, Anata McCarthy of Novi; five step-children, Marlene (Jack) Starr, Darlene Hobbs, Marlone (Judy) Wilcox, Pamela (Marty) Muma and Loren (Toni) Wilcox, all of Gladwin; 24 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; and his brother, Everett Burns of Vermont. He was predeceased by his parents, one brother and two sisters.

   A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, April 26 at 5 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home in Gladwin. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 p.m. until the time of the service at the Funeral Home.

   Memorial contributions may be made to the donorís favorite charity.

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