Alberta Burns Obituary

Alberta Marie Burns
Alberta M. Burns
Alberta Marie Burns

October 23, 1932 - January 26, 2006
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Alberta M. Burns passed away Thursday, January 26, 2006 due to complications following a stroke. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, January 29 at Iles Funeral Homes, Dunn’s Chapel followed by a vigil service. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, January 30 at St. Augustin Catholic Church. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery.

Alberta was born October 23, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, the only child of Albert Green and Virginia Specht. Alberta was a graduate of Rosary College in River Forest, IL. She obtained her Master of Arts degrees in Dietetics/Nutrition from St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO and was employed as a staff dietitian at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital for several years. For the past 30 years she was self employed as a Consultant Dietitian for numerous nursing homes and group facilities in central Iowa.

Alberta is survived by her husband of 46 years, Kevin J. Burns of Des Moines; daughter Paula Burns; son Timothy Burns and his wife Marybeth; granddaughters Madeline and Rebecca Burns all of Chicago; and her mother Virginia Goumas of Bolingbrook, IL.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Stroke Association 1111 – 9th St. Suite 200, Des Moines, IA 50314 or to St. Augustin Catholic Church.




Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Sunday, January 29, 2006
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Augustin's Catholic Church
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, January 30, 2006
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Monday, January 30, 2006


St. Augustin Catholic Church
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312