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Alice M. Burns 1916-2011

Jan 13, 2011

A Mass of Christian Burial for Alice M. Burns of Emmetsburg will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg. Burial is in St. John’s Cemetery.

The family will greet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, at the Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg. A CDA Rosary will be held at 4 p.m.

Alice Maureen Burns was born Dec. 4, 1916, on the family farm near Emmetsburg. She was the daughter of Thomas and Margaret (Murphy) Burns. Alice was a graduate of St. Mary’s Academy in Emmetsburg and St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in Sioux City.

Alice was a registered nurse. She worked at Palo Alto County Hospital, at Dr. Brereton’s Office and at the Emmetsburg Care Center. Alice enjoyed knitting, crocheting and baking. She liked to read and work crossword puzzles.

On Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, Alice passed away at the Emmetsburg Care Center. She was 94.

Alice is survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Elizabeth Bormann, Mary Kuebrich, Helen Forbes and Veronica McCarty.

Memorials may be made to Emmetsburg Catholic School or Holy Family Catholic Church.

Online condolences: www.joycefuneralhomes.com