Burris, L. Max Of Broomfield, Colorado, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013, after a short illness. He was 82 years of age. He was born in Lynn, Indiana, the son of Charles E. and Esther Burris, both of whom preceded him in death. A graduate of Union City, Indiana High School, he attended International Business College in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and obtained an Associate Degree in Transportation Management from La Salle University in Pennsylvania. He was a four year Air Force veteran, serving one year in Korea. Following his honorable discharge, he married his loving wife Joanne in 1955 and they moved to Broomfield in 1979 from Bolingbrook, Illinois. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Sun City, Arizona and was a member of F&AM Lodge 450 of Dayton, Ohio and was a past board member of the Miami Valley Traffic Club of Dayton, Ohio. He retired in 1986, after having been employed by U.S. News and World Report Publishing Company as Traffic Manager and Director of Distribution Services for 30 years. In addition to wife, Joanne, he is survived by son, Michael of Lakewood, Colorado; daughters, Vicki Christensen of Bolingbrook, Illinois and Joy Wasendorf of Arvada, Colorado; grandchildren, Kymberlee and Kyle Christensen of Bolingbrook, Illinois; great-grandchildren, Trinity, Xzvior and Isabella, all of Bolingbrook. He also leaves one brother, Fred of Clayton, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Broomfield United Methodist Church - 545 W. 10th Avenue, Broomfield, CO, 80020. Please leave a condolence message at www.rundus.com
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Published in Naperville Sun on Apr. 25, 2013