Mrs. Lettie Burns Obituary
From Hutchinson News Saturday, August 4, 1906
Funeral of Mrs. Burns
The funeral services of the late Mrs. Lettie Burns will be held from the First Avenue Baptist church at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon. Rev. Beaver preaching the sermon. The interment will be in Eastside.
Mrs. Burns was born in Ripley county, Ind. fifty-eight years ago. She moved to this county in 1873, living at Pretty Prairie until 1887 when she moved to Hutchinson, making this city her home since that time. She had been a member of the Baptist church for a great many years and was also a member of the W. R. C. and the Rebekahs. She leaves twelve living children, nearly all of whom will be here for the funeral. The children are as follows: E.O. Burns of Weatherford, Okla., J. M. Burns of Hawley, Calif., J. H. Burns of Galena, Kans., Charles, Robert and Schuyler Burns of Hutchinson, Mrs. James Coleman of Hutchinson, Mrs. W. L. Lancaster of Chicago, Mrs. Herman Demuth of Alva, Okla., Mrs. M. Gregory, Mrs. Joe Demuth and Mrs. H. Hale of Hutchinson.
Mrs. Burns was accidentally injured by falling from a wagon on August 3 in a runaway. She fell, striking on the back of her head near the corner of the Midland hotel. She was taken to a local hospital but never regained consciousness. She died at 3 o'clock Friday afternoon.