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Gertrude Hilda Schroeder Burke

  • Birth 18 Jun 1899
  • Death 7 Oct 1989
  • Burial Rulo, Richardson County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot Southeast Section
  • Memorial ID 38171374

(Falls City Journal ~ October 9, 1989):

Gertrude H. Burke, 90, Kansas City, KS, passed away Saturday, October 7, 1989 at Humana Hospital, Overland Park, KS.

Born June 18, 1899 at Rulo, she was a daughter of the late Rudolph H. and Ellen Schroeder.

She was married to the late Herbert B. Burke Sr.

Mrs. Burke was a graduate of Peru State Teachers College. She taught at several schools, including the high school in Rulo, retiring from teaching in 1949.

In 1961 Mrs. Burke moved to Kansas City.

Survivors of Mrs. Burke include two sons, Andy S. Burke and Herbert B. Burke Jr., Kansas City, KS; three daughters, Rozina Forsyth, Kansas City, MO; Carmen A. Lewis, Stover, MO and Beverly R. Burke, Kansas City, KS; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services for Mrs. Burke will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of the Butler Funeral Home, Kansas City, KS. Burial will be in the Rulo Cemetery with graveside services to be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, with Norbert Anderson to lead in prayer.

Visitation will be from 5-7 this evening at the funeral home.


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  • Maintained by: Gregg and Debra (Martin) Schrader
  • Originally Created by: Patti Filley
  • Added: 10 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38171374
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gertrude Hilda Schroeder Burke (18 Jun 1899–7 Oct 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38171374, citing Rulo City Cemetery, Rulo, Richardson County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Gregg and Debra (Martin) Schrader (contributor 47372144) .