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Joseph Jay Burns

July 19, 1996 ~ March 11, 2018 (age 21)

 Obituary Joseph Jay Burns was born on July 19, 1996 to Michael Burns Jr. and Meggan (Uitermark) Reynolds in Redwood Falls, MN. During his childhood the family moved to Des Moines, IA to their roots and start a new life. Joseph was educated in the Minnesota and Iowa Public School Districts and graduated from North High School in 2015. After graduating Joseph began a career in lawn and landscaping, working for Perficut for two years.

Joseph was a true Sports fan. He enjoyed playing all types of sports with his friends or catching a Hawkeyes game. Joseph loved the great outdoors as well. He would go camping ,tubing, fishing, or hunting whenever he had the opportunity. Joseph also spent a lot of his time listening to music. From classic rock to his favorite artist MGK, Joseph loved it all.

Joseph passed away on March 11, 2018. He was preceeded in death by his grandfather, Michael Burns Sr; great uncle, Michael Heimbaugh; uncle, Michael L Heimbaugh; and Eric Matthew Pierce. Left to cherish his memories are his parents, Michael Burns, Jr., and Meggan Reynolds; brothers, Tyson Reynolds, Johnathan Donner, and Jase Burns; sisters, Skylar Donner and Courtney Burns; grandparents, Doyle Uitermark, Cherol Taylor and Linda Burns; stepfather, Robert Reynolds and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins other relatives and friends.

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