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In Memory of

Martha Jane Burns

May 16, 1938 - March 30, 2015

Obituary


Martha Jane (Crowell) Burns age 76, of Greenville, Ohio and formerly of Kendallville, Indiana passed away at 5:30 A.M. on Monday, March 30, 2015 at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville, Ohio. Martha was born May 16, 1938 in Kendallville, Indiana to the late Porter & Muriel (King) Crowell.
Martha is survived by her husband, Michael F. Burns whom she married August 6, 1976; children, Mark Harper and wife Karen of Pleasant Hill, California; Karen LaPorte of Bonita Springs, Florida, and Sara Herold and husband Andy of Bloomington, Indiana; grandchildren, John Sciscoe...

Martha Jane (Crowell) Burns age 76, of Greenville, Ohio and formerly of Kendallville, Indiana passed away at 5:30 A.M. on Monday, March 30, 2015 at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville, Ohio. Martha was born May 16, 1938 in Kendallville, Indiana to the late Porter & Muriel (King) Crowell.
Martha is survived by her husband, Michael F. Burns whom she married August 6, 1976; children, Mark Harper and wife Karen of Pleasant Hill, California; Karen LaPorte of Bonita Springs, Florida, and Sara Herold and husband Andy of Bloomington, Indiana; grandchildren, John Sciscoe of Bloomington, Indiana, Elizabeth Sciscoe of Bloomington, Indiana, Anna Herold of Bloomington, Indiana and Scott Marden of Los Angeles, California; and a sister, Sara Bir of LaGrange, Indiana.
Martha was the former Dean of Health Sciences at Bay de Noc Community College in Escanaba, Michigan. Martha was a member of the Havanese Club of America, Dayton Dog Club and the Greenville Dog Club.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Lakeview Cemetery in Kendallville, Indiana. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Havanese Rescue (www.havaneserescue.com). Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville, Ohio.