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Kelly Rene Burns

May 30, 1979 ~ February 10, 2020 (age 40)

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Dr. Kelly Rene Burns, 40, of Moline, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m., Sunday, February 16, 2020, at Esterdahl Mortuary 6601 38th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, February 17, 2020, at Christ United Methodist Church, 3801 7th St., East Moline, IL 61244.  Private burial will be at Moline Memorial Park.  Memorials may be made to the Christ United Methodist Church, where Kelly was a member. 

Kelly was born on May 30, 1979, in Iowa City, Iowa, the daughter of Dr. J. Richard and Vickie (Rockwell) Burns.  She was a 2009 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic and practiced in East Moline.  Kelly received her pre-chiropractic education at Illinois State University, Blackhawk Community College and Scott Community College. Kelly was a Certified Wellness Practitioner. She was a member of the Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association and received the first Norris Erickson Beacon Award from that association.

Kelly enjoyed cooking, was an expert in nutrition, and spent much of her time studying health.  She enjoyed going to concerts and listening to country music. She was also a fan of American Ninja Warrior.

Survivors include her parents, Dr. J. Richard & Vickie Burns, Moline; twin brother, Keith Burns, Rock Island; paternal grandparents, Dale & Martha Burns, Tuscola, IL; Aunts and Uncles, Barb (Mark) Kroenig, Oakville, Missouri, Cindy (David) Gibbs, McKinney, Texas, Shelly (Sherri) Rockwell, Moline, Illinois, Shawn Rockwell, Bridget Rockwell, Moline, Illinois, Todd (Mary) Rockwell, Moline, Illinois. She is also survived by numerous cousins.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Angela Christine Burns; and maternal grandparents, Richard and Joanne Rockwell.

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February 16, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd.
6601 38th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265

Funeral Service
February 17, 2020

10:30 AM
Christ United Methodist Church (East Moline)

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