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Dorene E. Burke

Dorene E. Burke

Dorene E. Burke age 85 of Crookston, MN passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND

Dorene Elsie Burke was born on April 6, 1928 in Grand Forks, ND the daughter of Walter and Lena (Nielson) Schulz. Dorene grew up in Euclid, MN and also attended Euclid School. She attended the Crookston AC and worked for the Crookston AC for a number of years. She married Darrell Sewill in 1948 in Euclid, MN. They lived in rural Euclid for a number of years before moving to Crookston where she worked for Riverview Nursing Home in Crookston. On September 15, 1992 she was united in marriage to Gerald Burke in Crookston. They enjoyed spending winters in Texas.

Loving family members of Dorene include her husband Gerald Burke of Crookston, MN; children, Bob (Mary) Sewill of Aurora, CO, Shirley (Ken) Miller of Albuquerque, NM, Larry Sewill of Aurora, CO, Geraldine (Wendell) Dreasher of Albuquerque, NM and Tom (Terri) Sewill of Bennett, CO; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Walter (Vernel) Schulz of Isanti, MN, Everet (Martha) Schulz of Clearbrook, MN and sister Edith "Edie" Danielson of Euclid, MN

She is preceded in death by her parents and one sister Mildred Wimpfheimer

Funeral Service: 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 in Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 217 S. Broadway, Crookston, MN

Visitation: 4:00 to 7:00 with a 6:30 PM Prayer Service on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 in Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 217 S. Broadway, Crookston, MN and also one hour prior Funeral Service on Wednesday in Our Saviors Lutheran Church

Interment: Oakdale Cemetery ~ Crookston, MN

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Arrangements by: Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, MN