Minnie E <I>Diehl</I> Burke

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Minnie E Diehl Burke

  • Birth 28 Oct 1919
  • Death 23 Jun 2009
  • Burial Mount Morris, Ogle County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 61842497

Minnie E. Burke, 89, of Mount Morris died Tuesday, June 23, 2009, in Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mount Morris. Born Oct. 28, 1919, in Mount Morris Township, daughter of John H. Diehl and Elizabeth (Rambough) Diehl. Graduate of Mount Morris High School, class of 1937. Married Vernon E. Burke on Aug. 20, 1938, in Clayton County, Iowa; he died Dec. 1, 1975. Along with her husband, she managed and operated Burke's 66 Service. After her husband's death, she worked as a returns clerk at Kable News Co. in Mount Morris. Life member of the Women of the Moose, Mount Morris Moose VFW Auxiliary and American Legion Auxiliary. Survivors include daughters, Donna (Richard) Satterfield of Fort Collins, Colo., Denise (William) Walsh of Durand; sons, Steve (Barb) Burke and Stan (Angie) Burke of Mount Morris; nine grandchildren; 27 great-grand-children; four great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Lois Mongan of Mount Morris, Rose Egland of California, Betty Martinson of Malta, Marcia Hill of Rochelle; sister-in-law, Ada Diehl of Mount Morris; and special friend, Phyllis Brown of Mount Morris. Predeceased by husband; brother, Don Diehl; and granddaughter, Sherri Lynne. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Morris.


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  • Created by: lorrieps
  • Added: 18 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61842497
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Minnie E Diehl Burke (28 Oct 1919–23 Jun 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61842497, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Mount Morris, Ogle County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by lorrieps (contributor 47189172) .