Edward Michael Burns
August 16, 1943 – April 2, 2021
Edward Burns of Omaha, Nebraska passed away on April 2, 2021. He was the third of nine children born to John and Edna (Fuchtman) Burns in Creighton, Nebraska on August 16, 1943. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and retired from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska.
Edward is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Poole) Burns; daughter, Dawn Burns of Boulder, CO; son, Ryan Burns and spouse Amy Wilcox-Burns of Gretna, NE; son, Bret Burns of Omaha; son, Drew Oxendine-Burns and spouse Michael Oxendine-Burns of Chicago, IL; his grandchildren: Kaden Burns, Kellen Burns, Kohen Burns, Keagen Burns, Ethan Burns, and Meredith Burns.
VISITATION observing CDC guidelines: Tuesday, April 6th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7:00pm at the West Center Chapel. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Wednesday, April 7th at 10:30am at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 3122 S. 74th St. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery with Military Honors. Memorials are suggested to Parkinson’s Foundation.
To view a live broadcast of the Vigil Service and Mass, please go to www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “View Live Cast” button on the home page.