Helen  Burns  age 75, of Lamberton, MN died on March 12, 2021, at Valley View Manor Care Center in Lamberton, MN.

Visitation will be on Thursday, March 18, 2021 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at the United Methodist Church in Lamberton, MN.

Service will be held at the United Methodist Church in Lamberton, MN, on Thursday at 10:30 am.

The clergy will be Pastor Cathy Hoffbeck. Interment will be at the Lamberton Cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton, MN.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Helen Fern Burns was born on December 1, 1945 to Merritt and Lillian Waterman in Brown County, MN.  She attended and graduated from Lamberton High School and from Mankato Community College and Granite Falls Vo-Tech.  On October 15, 1966 Helen was united in marriage to John Burns at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Lamberton.  Helen worked for Tauer’s Supervalu for many years.  She was an active member of the United Methodist Church in Lamberton where she participated in quilting and sang in the church choir.  Helen enjoyed being with children and especially spending time with her grandchildren.  She also enjoyed spending time in the garden, working on flower beds, and baking.

She is survived by her dad William Halter of Springfield, MN; children Shane (Jeanne) Burns of Annandale, MN, Shawn Burns and special friend Dawn of Naples, FL, Steven (Sara) Burns of Wabasso, MN, Sean (Melissa) Burns of Lamberton, MN; 7 grandchildren; brother Randy (Kay) Halter of Springfield, MN; sister Marilyn (Marlow) Nickel of Jeffers, MN.  Helen is preceded in death by her father Merritt Waterman, mother Lillian Halter; husband John Burns, daughter Shannon Burns; and a good friend John Mihm.