Donald “Don” John Burrows, Cedar Rapids, died Jan. 8, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids following a short illness. Funeral services were held Jan. 14 at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids where Don was an active parishioner for many years. The Rev. Phil Thompson officiated. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Don was born September 13, 1949, a son of Richard and Gertrude (Kearney) Burrows of Belle Plaine.
Don was preceded in death by his parents and an older brother, Jerry.
Don graduated from Belle Plaine Community High School in 1967 and served in the United States Navy. Upon returning to Iowa he moved to Cedar Rapids, taking a position as a printer with the Cedar Rapids Gazette. He married the former Karen J. Stevens (now Gilson) of Oelwein, in 1969. They divorced in 1994.
Local survivors include Jeff (Jill) Burrows, and their children, Trevor and Kyla, of North Liberty.
Online condolences can be left for the family at www.teahenfuneralhome.com.