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Mildred Ema Snoke Burns
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1901
St. Croix County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1988
Montrose County
Colorado, USA

Obituary of Mildred Burns
Montrose Daily Press
February 1, 1988
Mildred Ema Burns

Mildred Ema Burns, 86, of Montrose, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1988 in Evergreen Care Center.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 10:00 am in Cedar Cemetery with the Rev. Gary Kennedy officiating.

Born April 6, 1901 at Baldwin, Wis., Mildred Ema Snoke was the youngest daughter of four children of John and Ema (Owens) Snoke. In 1906 the family moved to Montrose due to her mother's health. She spent her childhood and attended school at Montrose, graduating in 1919 from Montrose High School. Following her graduating, she worked at Montrose for The Enterprise newspaper as society editor from 1920 to 1924 and also for Dr. Baker, a local dentist.

On Jan. 2, 1922 she was married to Frank Burns of Olathe. In 1923, Mr. Burns went to California to look for employment and she joined him in 1924 at San Pedro, CA, where she was employed as a bookkeeper in a fish market. She still remembered the earthquake of 1934. In 1936, they were divorced and Mr. Burns died several years ago in San Francisco.

Mrs. Burns moved to Los Angeles in 1938 where she lived until 1959 when she moved back to Montrose to live with her widowed sister. Following her sister's death, she moved into her own apartment. She had been a resident of Evergreen Care Center since June 7, 1978.

Mrs. Burns is survived by two nephews: Leo Blackburn of Oregon; William Blackburn of Colorado; and one niece, Edna Mae Snoke King of Grand Junction. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and two sisters.

Her special interest was needlepoint.
Family links: 
  John Elmer Snoke (1863 - 1945)
  Emma Owens Snoke (1870 - 1945)
  Francis J. Burns (1895 - 1961)*
  Elmer Rollie Snoke (1892 - 1977)*
  Iva L Snoke Blackburn (1893 - 1967)*
  Mildred Ema Snoke Burns (1901 - 1988)
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Cemetery
Montrose County
Colorado, USA
Created by: Jane Rudesill Ducklow
Record added: Jul 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73204708
Mildred Ema <i>Snoke</i> Burns
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Cremains, South Second Street, Montrose, Colorado. Rose Memorial Parlour - Phone (970) 249-4400 to inquire about or claim Cremains.
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