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Edward J. Burke


February 5, 2018

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Edward J. Burke

Edward J. Burke, 93, passed away Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018.

He was the son of the late Alva and Mary Legg Burke. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy Pattie, Lorraine Burke and Helen Maginn.

He served for more than 23 years in the United States Air Force in Strategic Air Command. He flew 17 combat missions over North Korea and was awarded air medals and several non-combat medals.

Survivors include his wife, Carole C. Burke; sons, Kenneth J. Burke, of Niceville, Fla., and Steven Burke, of Bellevue, Neb.; stepdaughter, Allison Grier, of Lawrencev...

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