Margaret M. Burke
FUNERAL HOME
Butler Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center
900 S. Sixth St.
Springfield, IL
Margaret M. Burke, 97, of Springfield, died at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center.
Margaret was born on October 18, 1924 in Springfield, the daughter of August and Mary Bansbach Kloppenburg. She married John J. Burke on November 12, 1949 at St. Peter & Paul; he preceded her in death on March 9, 2003.
Margaret was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy. She worked for IL Bell, B & M Electric, and later for the State of IL, Department of Public Health. Margaret was a member of St. Joseph's Church.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Judi Burke; parents; and three brothers, Lawrence, Harold and Charles Kloppenburg.
She is survived by three daughters, Kitsy (husband, Pete) Bryant, Mary (husband, Gary) Faxon, and Joanie (husband, Mike) Gaffney, all of Springfield; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation: Family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 25, 2021 at Butler Funeral Home-Springfield, 900 S. Sixth St., Springfield. Visitation will begin with a prayer service. Illinois COVID-19 guidance will be followed, requiring face coverings.
Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at St. Joseph's Church, 1345 North 6th St., with Rev. Manuel P. Cuizon, celebrant.
Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Church, 1345 North 6th St., Springfield, IL 62702.
The family is being served by Butler Funeral Home-Springfield, 900 S. Sixth St., Springfield.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Oct
25
Visitation
5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Butler Funeral Home & Cremation Tribute Center - Springfield
900 S. 6th St., Springfield
Oct
26
Funeral Mass
10:00a.m.
St. Joseph Catholic Church
1345 North 6th Street, Springfield
Funeral services provided by:
Butler Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center
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