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William Burling

William ‘Bill’ Burling, age 55, of Aurora, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016, at his home.

Private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


William Donald Burling, the son of Donald E. and Alice Annette (Ensz) Burling, was born at Hastings, Nebraska on October 3, 1960 and passed away in Aurora, Nebraska on May 15, 2016, at the age of 55.

Bill grew up in Harvard and Falls City, before the family moved to Aurora. He graduated from Aurora High School in 1978. Bill served in the U.S. Army from November 1980 to November 1983.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Annette, and wife, Rochelle Brown.

Those left to cherish his memory are his parents, Don & Alice Burling of Aurora; brother, Mike (Patricia) Burling of Omaha and Phil Burling of Leavenworth, Kansas; several nieces and nephews and other family members.

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