Anthony G. 'Ike' Burns -- Rochester

ROCHESTER -- The funeral for Anthony G. "Ike" Burns will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Lewiston. Burial will be in the church cemetery, with military graveside rites.

Mr. Burns, 70, of Rochester, formerly of Winona, died Tuesday (Jan. 18, 2005) at Rochester Health and Rehab East.

He was born Dec. 10, 1934, in Warren Township, Winona County. On July 23, 1955, he married Gloria L. Oberg in Lewiston. After he served in the Navy for four years, they moved to Winona and lived there until 2000. Mr. Burns was employed at Hossfeld Manufacturing Co. for 40 years, including 15 years as general manager. After his retirement, he moved to Rochester and for two years drove cars part-time for various dealerships. He enjoyed golf, fishing, traveling and woodworking.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Gregory (Debbie) of Minnetrista, Minn.; a daughter, LuAnne (David) Donahue of Rochester; two grandchildren; four sisters, Rita (Franklin) Norton of Kellogg, Theckla (John) Bauer of La Crescent, Kathleen (Lawrence) Putzier of St. Charles and Mary (Joseph) Speltz of Winona; and six brothers, Timothy (Nell) of Grapevine, Texas, Patrick (Janet) and Dennis (Donna), both of Lewiston, and George (Mary), James (Sue) and William (Marian), all of Winona. A sister preceded him in death.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Hoff Funeral Homes-Lewiston Chapel, a prayer service will be at 7 p.m., and an hour before the service Saturday at the church.

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