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Robert L. Burke

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Robert L. Burke

Lafayette - Robert L. Burke, 71, of Lafayette, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 1:34 a.m. at Rosewalk Village. Robert was born on January 5, 1947 in Sheldon, IL to the late William and Florence (Simmons) Burke. He worked for Building Services at Purdue for more than 15 years. Robert enjoyed fishing, stock car races, loved music, and really enjoyed spending time with his friends at Rosewalk Village.

Surviving are 4 children, Brian (wife: Nell) Phillips of Portland, OR, Melisa Burke of Lafayette, Joe (wife: Alisha) Burke of Lafayette, and Monica (husband: Norman) Rowe of Otterbein. Also surviving are 2 sisters, Hazel (husband: Steve) Gagnon of Lafayette, and Corrine Scott of Sheldon, IL, 6 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by 5 brothers, and 5 sisters.

Memorial services will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with visitation one half hour prior at Simplicity Funeral Care. Share memories and condolences at
Published in the Journal & Courier on Jan. 10, 2018
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