D.J. Burns 1949 - 2008 Tonganoxie

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 at Tonganoxie United Methodist Church for D. J. Burns, 59, Tonganoxie.
Mrs. Burns died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie. The family will receive friends 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17 at the Quisenberry Chapel, Tonganoxie.
D.J. was born July 30, 1949, in Leavenworth, the daughter of Henry and Irma Jean (Smith) Johnson. She worked as administrative assistant for Wyandotte County District Court, part-time Tonganoxie Police officer and as dispatcher for Leavenworth County Sheriff Department. She was a member of Jarbalo United Methodist Church, an auxiliary member of Tonganoxie VFW Post No. 9271 and American Legion Post No. 23, Leavenworth County Veteran's Day Parade committee and Tonganoxie FFA Alumni. On Feb. 22, 1992, she married Larry Burns in Leavenworth.
She is survived by her husband, Larry Burns, of the home; two sons, Jason Johnson, Emporia, and David Rupp, Ft. Campbell, Ky.; three daughters, Stacy Lister, Baldwin, Jessica Karten, Perry, and Meghan Powell, Tonganoxie; four brothers, Jim Johnson, Honolulu, Hawaii, Gene Johnson, Port Orchard, Wash., Gary Johnson, Leavenworth, and Dale Johnson, Leavenworth; sister, Wanda Johnson, Fort Collins, Colo.; and five grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to American Diabetes Association or National Kidney Foundation.
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