James Burlington 1945 - 2017

James R. Burlington Jr.

Published in Journal Star Oct 31, 2017

 July 7, 1945 - October 28, 2017

James R. Burlington, Jr., 72, of Lincoln, passed away October 28, 2017. Born July 7, 1945, in Lincoln, to James R. and Grace E. (Boswell) Burlington, Sr. Retired supervisor, State Farm Insurance Co. James was formerly employed with Home Real Estate and Meadow Lane Ace Hardware. President of Wedgewood Lake Association, past president of CPCU. Jim's foremost love was his family and friends. Additionally, he loved the lake, Huskers, bowling, skiing, and trains.

Family members include his wife, Norma; sons, James (Noelle) Burlington, Lincoln, Bradley (Kelli) Burlington, Hickman, and Jeffrey Burlington (Jyoti Mahapatra), Omaha; grandchildren, Isabel, Finley, James (J.J.), Laura, Zachary, Surina and Devan; mother-in-law, Kathryn Paczkowski; brothers-in-law, Steven (Sue) Paczkowski and Randi (Cindy) Paczkowski, all of Hastings. Preceded in death by parents and father-in-law, Carol Paczkowski.

Funeral service: 11 a.m. Friday (11/3) at First-Plymouth Congregational Church, 2000 D Street, with Rev. Dr. Jim Keck officiating. Memorials to Capital Humane Society or Make-A-Wish Foundation. Visitation with family present: 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Roper and Sons, 4300 ‘O' Street. Condolences online at Roperandsons.com.