Posted: May 3rd, 2016

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Norma Lorraine Burns

1932 – 2016

Norma Lorraine Burns, beloved wife of the late Eric Sydney Burns, passed away after a lengthy illness on April 29, 2016 in Lethbridge, Alberta.

Norma was born in Calgary, Alberta on July 7, 1932

Norma is survived by sons Murray Wayne and Mark David; Daughter Verna Lynn; 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

She was a dedicated member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served the Lord in many calling, including a two-year mission with her husband. She served in multiple music calling where she excelled.

Norma had many talents, but her great love of music dominated her life. She taught music for over fifty years. She owned and operated Burns School of Music for many years in Didsbury, Airdrie and Calgary.

She created and produced a TV Show for children called Bug Town.

Norma wrote and composed many musical works and songs.

In her later years she discovered she had a talent for painting. She did a wide range of painting including canvas landscape scenes to porcelain plates.

Her many family, friends and students will dearly miss the sweet love she had for people and her desire to help wherever she could. She was a very positive person who was always encouraging others to do the best they could.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at the CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS, WEST STAKE CENTRE, 560 Highland Blvd West, Lethbridge, with Bishop Orr officiating.

A viewing will be held one hour prior to the Funeral Service.

Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Visit www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.

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