Marilyn E. Burns, 79
Sept. 28, 1935 -- July 12, 2015

Marilyn E. Burns (nee Adameak), age 79, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, July 12, 2015. She was born on Sept. 28, 1935, in Milwaukee, the daughter of John and Margaret (nee Muldoon) Adameak. Marilyn married Kenneth J. Burns in Milwaukee on April 16,1955, and celebrated 60 cherished years of marriage.

In 1966, Marilyn and Ken moved their family to Slinger and watched their kids grow up, enjoying boating and swimming on Big Cedar Lake. In 2003, Marilyn and Ken moved to The Villages, Florida, to enjoy the warmer weather, golfing and socializing with many friends. Marilyn loved arts and crafts, knitting and sewing.

Marilyn is survived by her husband, Ken; children, Connie (Tom) Holz of Nabob, Mark (Karen) of Slinger and Michael (Maria) of Slinger; grandchildren, Jason (Amanda), Kenny, Kevin, Scott, Jack and Justin; great-grandchildren, Bentley and Bode; and many other friends and relatives.

A Mass will be held at St. Lawrence Catholic Church (4886 Highway 175, Hartford), on Friday, July 17, 2015, at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Davies Edassery presiding. Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 5-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the charity of your choice.

Zwaska Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family: 414-354-5330 or online at