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Roberta "Bobbie" Gorsuch Burke
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1899
Lawrence
Douglas County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 1997
Fairfax
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA

OBIT>>>
-ROBERTA BURKE, a Navy Legend, Dies at 98-

Roberta Gorsuch BURKE, one of America`s best known military wives who was affectionately known as "the first lady of the United States Navy," died on Friday at her home in Fairfax, Virginia-- she was 98.
Mrs. Burke was the widow of Admiral Arleigh Albert BURKE who was the CHIEF of Naval Operations from 1955 to 1961 and led the Navy into the nuclear age. Admiral Burke died last year. 
 
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 Parents:
  Emerson Benjamin Gorsuch (1858 - 1936)
  Adolia Reser Gorsuch (1862 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Arleigh Burke (1901 - 1996)*
 
 Sibling:
  Annanora Gorsuch (____ - 1952)*
  Roberta Gorsuch Burke (1899 - 1997)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
United States Naval Academy Cemetery
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section 8, Lot 1713
 
Maintained by: LAWRENCE HEIDLEBAUGH
Originally Created by: Eamonn
Record added: Oct 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43623064
Roberta Bobbie <i>Gorsuch</i> Burke
Added by: LAWRENCE HEIDLEBAUGH
 
Roberta Bobbie <i>Gorsuch</i> Burke
Added by: LAWRENCE HEIDLEBAUGH
 
Roberta Bobbie <i>Gorsuch</i> Burke
Added by: LAWRENCE HEIDLEBAUGH
 
 
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May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Feb. 5, 2012
May you rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: Jan. 28, 2011
Rest in Peace.
- Eamonn
 Added: Oct. 28, 2009
 
 
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