Jacob Robert Kearns died the morning of December 20th, 2009 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. He was born on December 19, 2006 in Manchester, Iowa, the son of Christopher and Kara (Burgin) Kearns. He just got back from a wonderful trip to Disney World with his family. Jacob was a wonderful little boy who made the best of his short life and touched so many lives. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his parents, Chris and Kara Kearns of Oelwein, his two brothers, Jonathan and Dayton, maternal grandparents, Robert and Gayle Burgin of Dundee, Iowa, paternal grandmother, Pam King of West Union, Iowa, a great grandmother, Diane Kisner of Oelwein, Iowa, two uncles, Les Kearns and Josh (Nana) Burgin, an aunt Anna (Victor) King, two cousins, Ali and Blake, six great uncles, five great aunts and seven second cousins. He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Kenny Kisner and Al and Eileen Lubben
Services will be 11:00 am on Wednesday at the EmmanuelLutheranChurch in Strawberry Point, Iowa and visitation will be on Tuesday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein and one hour before services at the church on Wednesday.
Memorials will go to the Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit in Iowa City.