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Dennis M. Burrs

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Dennis M. Burrs, 70, Woodstock, died Friday, June 5, 2015, at Centegra Hospital – Woodstock.

He was born March 2, 1945, to Lawrence and Bernice (Shaw) Burrs in Chicago.

On June 29, 1968, he married Diane Rintoul in Dixon.

He grew up in Dixon and joined the U.S.Navy, serving on the U.S.S. Orisknay. He enjoyed going to many conventions with other veterans. He was a member of the Woodstock VFW for more than 15 years.

He worked for Lake Shore Distributors. He enjoyed trains, especially in Rochelle when the old trains went through. Playing cards and visiting with friends were also his favorite things to do.

Survivors include his wife and a sister, Laurel Burrs Erickson, Denver.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials can be made in his name to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements were made by Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home.

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