William V. Burns, age 92, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Friday, November 3, 2017.
Bill served his country in the US Navy Reserve during WWII. After earning a degree in Engineering, he established a 36-year career with Union Electric (Ameren). In 1949 Bill married the late Josephine A. Tanzer. They were long-time parishioners at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Kirkwood.
Dear Father of Timothy Burns, Maureen (David Arnold) McKenzie, Connie (Dane) Dodson, Thomas (Lisa Parker) Burns and the late Patricia Burns; Grandfather of Scott (Sharon) Dodson, Alex Parker, and Brody Burns; dear friend of the late Dorothy Finley.
Services: Visitation Wed., Nov. 8th, 4-8 pm at Bopp Chapel, 10610 Manchester Rd., Kirkwood. Visitation Thurs., Nov. 9th, 11:30 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 17 Ann Ave., Valley Park, immediately followed by noon Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Service Fri., Nov. 10th, 11 am at The Chapel at Meramec Bluffs, Ballwin. In lieu of flowers, masses preferred to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or memorial donations to St. Louis University High School Scholarship Fund or a charity of your choice.