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Mildred L. Burke
(09-15-1922 - 01-04-2012)

Mildred L. Burke, 89 of Elgin formerly of Arlington Heights, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2012 in her home. She was born, September 15, 1922 on her family’s farm in Emden, IL to William and Sena Harms.
She made the journey to Chicago in 1946 where she met Robert F. Burke II, her husband of 61 years. They raised their family and spent their lives together in their Arlington Heights home for 50 years. Millie has lived in Elgin since her husband’s passing in 2009 where she has been near her family and touched the lives of many new friends.

Surviving are her 2 sons, Robert Burke III of Rolling Meadows and
Jeffrey (Susan) Burke of Elgin,
her granddaughter, Heather Burke of Chicago,
and her sister, Nelda Rogers of Emden, Il.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert F. Burke II, and her sister Jeanette Yontz.

Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 NOON, Saturday, January 7 at King of Glory Lutheran Church, Elgin. Burial will be private in Memory Gardens, Arlington Heights. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10:00 AM until the start of services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Jude’s Hospital. For more information contact www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com or 847-741-8800.

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