Wm. Burns

Wm. Duane Burns

Saturday, June 10th, 1939 Sunday, June 30th, 2019

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Obituary for Wm. Duane Burns

Wm. Duane Burns, age 80, of Mulvane, co-owner and operator of Rowan’s Flower Shop and former Mulvane Fire Chief, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019. Visitation 1-6 pm Thursday, July 4, with family receiving friends 3-5 pm, Smith Mortuary, Mulvane. Funeral service 11 am Friday, July 5, Mulvane United Methodist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Helen Burns. Survivors: his wife of 58 years, Amydell; daughters, Kristie Mullenix (Brian), Kelley Bell (Roger); sisters, Elaine Heskett, Janice Dike (Jim), and Phyllis Burns; grandchildren, Kajsa, Wesley, Kjell, Rowan and Audrey; 3 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial: Kansas Bluegrass Association, 207 W. Main, Mulvane, KS 67110. View tributes at

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 4th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 6:00pm
    Smith Mortuary - Mulvane
    501 SE Louis Blvd.
    Mulvane, KS
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    Thursday, July 4th, 2019
    1:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Funeral Service

    Friday, July 5th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Mulvane United Methodist Church
    107 S. Central
    Mulvane, Kansas
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    Friday, July 5th, 2019
    The Reverend Mitch Todd
  • Interment

    Mulvane Cemetery
    1605 E 119th St. S
    Mulvane, KS
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Debbie (Walker) Marks, Class of 83, and others have sent flowers to the family of Wm. Duane Burns.
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Debbie (Walker) Marks, Class of 83, and others have sent flowers to the family of Wm. Duane Burns.
Hand delivered by a local florist

Julie McCullough

Amydell and family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you!!! Duane was a great guy and always had a smile on his face. He will be missed!!!
Comment | Posted at 04:15pm via Condolence

Angie Wharton

Amydell, Mike and I just learned of your loss. We send our deepest sympathies and prayers. May the Lord comfort your heart and give you inner strength during this troubling time.
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Debbie (Walker) Marks

Sending deepest sympathies for your loss. May you draw comfort in God, strength from His Son, and peace in the Spirit now and in the days ahead. Love,
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Debbie (Walker) Marks purchased flowers for the family of Wm. Duane Burns.
Comment | Posted at 08:21pm via Floral Arrangements

Class of 83

From our Hearts to yours
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Class of 83 purchased the Peaceful White Lilies Basket for the family of Wm. Duane Burns.
Comment | Posted at 04:02pm via Floral Arrangements

Grace Cole

Amydell and family,so very sorry for your loss. Duane will be missed by all,our prayers go with you.
Comment | Posted at 02:34pm via Condolence

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