Darlene (Lamer) Burke (1937 - 2013)


WINTHROP – Darlene Burke was born July 5, 1937, at Salina, Kan., the daughter of John and Aileen Kingsley Lamer. She grew up and attended school in Salina.
Darlene married Jerry Ellyson and they later divorced. On May 1, 1963, Darlene was united in marriage to Ronald Burke at Salina, Kan. They were the parents of: Linda, Debbie, Jack, Vickie, and Ronda.
At the age of 76 years, Darlene entered into her eternal rest on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the University Hospitals in Iowa City.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Ron, of Winthrop; her children and a brother, Howard, of Salina, Kan.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Church of Christ United with Pastor Dean Schlitter officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at Winthrop. Friends called from 4 until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Fawcett Funeral Home in Winthrop and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Church. Condolences may be sent to: www.fawcettsfuneralhome.com under obituaries.
The Fawcett Funeral Home and Cremation service of Winthrop is assisting the family with arrangements.
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Fawcetts Funeral Home
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Winthrop, IA 50682
(319) 935-3327
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Oct. 9 to Oct. 26, 2013