Vincent Burke, age 78, of Two Rivers, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at his residence under the care of Aurora VNA Hospice.
Vincent was born March 28, 1935, in Pittsburgh, PA, son of the late Vincent and Eva (Cujas) Burke Sr. He served in the U.S. Army from May 13, 1954 to May 12, 1956. On June 19, 1993, he married Cheryl Kielman in Manitowoc. Vincent was employed with Westinghouse as a Site Service Manager retiring from Point Beach Nuclear Plant.
Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Burke, Two Rivers; six children: Debra (Eric) Simpkins, Bend, OR; Paul Burke, Benton Harbor, MI; Beth (Steve) Schwantes, Sturgeon Bay; Troy (Bobbie) Flentje, Manitowoc; Amy Burke (Shanon Lacey) Greenwood, AR; Brett Flentje (Rose Pagels), Two Rivers; eight grandchildren: Anna and Nathan Burke, Devan Simpkins, Krista, Kayla and Seth Flentje, Hailey and Drake Eason; two sisters: Betty (Robert) Lutz, Greensburg, PA; and Patricia Burke, Adamsburg, PA. Nephews, other relatives and friends also survive.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Janet Anne Burke and a daughter-in-law, Janet Marie Burke and one sister Janet Rose Burke.
Vincent's wishes were to have no public services. Cremation has occurred at All-Care Cremation Center and private family services were held.
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The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.