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Dorthy Jean Burke

Dorthy Jean Burke Obituary
Dorthy Jean Burke, 74, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed peacefully Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in Arlington. Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. Interment: Burke Cemetery, Bryant Irvin Road, approximately 1 1/2 miles north of I-20 in Fort Worth. Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Dorthy was born Oct. 5, 1939, in Fort Worth. She graduated from Polytechnic High School in Fort Worth. In Dorthy's career she was an executive secretary, and a staff member for Senator Kim Brimer. Dorthy married Robert H. Burke in June of 1964. She was preceded in death by her parents, Melba Lena Braswell and James Harvey Braswell. Survivors: Husband, Robert H. Burke; daughter, Stephanie Traylor; grandsons, Devin and Cameron Traylor; brother-in-law, Donald Burke; and sister-in-law, Nina Burke.
Published in Star-Telegram on Dec. 26, 2013
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