Kenny R. "Moose" Burroughs, 66, of Lincoln, Nebraska and formerly of Maquoketa, died on Thursday morning, October 11, 2012, at the home of his nephew, Scott Dunkin, in rural Maquoketa, Iowa. Add or view memories
A Natural Journey Farewell with cremation has taken place. Graveside services and burial will be held at a later date from the Mayflower Cemetery, Oxford Junction, Iowa. The Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa is caring for the family.
Kenny Ray Burroughs was born on July 23, 1946 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Shannon and Ruth Marie (Nowachek) Burroughs. He was a graduate of Maquoketa High School. He married Sally Lynn Morris on December 18, 1981 in Davenport, Iowa.
"Moose" had worked at Caterpillar in Mt. Joy, Iowa as a Manufacturing Processor for over 20 years. In 1985, he and Sally moved to California where he worked for Northrop for a few years until returning to the Midwest working as a Manufacturing Engineer for K.O. Lee in Aberdeen, South Dakota. In 1993, he took a position in Waterloo, Iowa as manager with Globe Machinery and Supply. From 2000 until present he had lived in Lincoln, Nebraska.
"Moose" was an avid Iowa Hawkeyes, Atlanta Braves and Green Bay Packers fan. He enjoyed dirt track racing, and like to go fishing, bowling and jigsaw puzzles.
Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Sally Lynn Burroughs of Lincoln, NE; children, Edward "Butch" (Tara) Burroughs of Maquoketa, IA, Steffani (Devin) Wilson of Jericho, VT, and Joslynn (Jeff) Spangler of La Crescenta, CA; 5 grandchildren; and a sister, Laudonna Shanahan of Eldridge, IA. He was preceded in death by his father, Shannon, and his mother, Ruth on February 11, 2011.
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