Downs, KS—Lulu Lee Burns, 97, passed away February 5, 2018.  She was born June 25, 1920 at Lincoln, KS to Alvin E. and Ethyle Ruth (Wingerd) Swinton.
Lulu attended the Hunter schools and graduated from high school in 1938.  She married Gene Burns on August 15, 1950 in Chehalis, Washington.
She was a member of the Downs First Christian Church, The Downs Senior Citizens Center and the Elm Creek Club.
Lulu loved to travel and was very artistic.  She made ladies purses, did needlework and sewing. She also did acrylic painting and other crafts.
She is preceded in death by her husband Gene in 1992; sister, Dorothy Mertz, and brother, Jack Swinton.
She is survived by nieces and nephews.
Service information will be announced at a later date.
Domoney Funeral Home, PO Box 127, Downs, KS 67437 in charge of arrangements.
  

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