MILLER — Elton Burke, 91, formerly of Orient, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Society of Miller.
A memorial service will be held in the spring followed by cremains burial in Prairie View Cemetery at Orient.
Elton Burke was born July 19, 1921, at Frankfort to Elton and Cora (Fishel) Burke. He attended school in Orient. He farmed the Burke family farm south of Orient until 2008 when he moved to the Good Samaritan Society. He enjoyed the numerous visits from all the family members who loved to spend time on the farm.
He is survived by four sisters, Evelyn Kruse of Ogden, Iowa, Vivian (Bill) Johnson of Pierre, Winifred Burke of Miller and Joan (Myron) Eggers of Custer; two sisters-in-law, Marguerite Burke of Moraga, Calif., and Jean Burke of Cartersville, Ga.; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Alice (Gene) Kinchloe; and four brothers, Roy, James, Merle and Melvin.
Memorials may be sent to a charity of your choice.
Arrangements are with Reck Funeral Home of Miller.
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