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Obituary for Joann "Holland" Burris

Joann Burris, 79 of Arlington, Nebraska passed away Friday May 19, 2023 at the Good Shephard Community in Blair, NE. She was born November 2, 1943 in Spencerville, Oklahoma to Jack and Virginia (Gunter) Holland.

Joann grew up in Casa Grande, Arizona. She married Sylvester C. “Sy” Burris May 4, 1962 at Water Haven, California. He passed away September 1, 2017. In 1964 they moved to Shelton, NE and came to Arlington, NE in 1971.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Sy; son-in-law, Bryan Muhlbach; brothers, Leo, Ollie and Billy Holland; sisters, Fern Fanelli, Jackie Callaway and Lois Huddleston.

Survived by sons, Chuck (Lisa) Burris of Arlington, Kevin (Valerie) Burris of Kennard; daughters, Cindy (Kelly) Weirich of Bellevue, Candy (Louie) Wotipka of Wahoo; sister, Bobbie (Jim) Finch of Sandy Ridge, North Carolina; 12 grandchildren, Dillan, Austin, Christopher, Danielle, Kyle, Taylor, Morgan, Heather, Tony, Justin, Quinton, and Lars: and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at the Arlington Community Church. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 to 8 P.M, at Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home in Arlington. Private interment will be at the Arlington Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Arlington Multi Purpose Senior Center.

Online condolences may be left at

Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home 232 W. Eagle St. Arlington, NE 68002 402-478-4151.