Janet W. Burke, 83

Janet W. Burke (nee Watry), 83, of West Bend, passed away Friday,  
Sept. 23, 2011, at Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center, West  

She was born on Jan. 5, 1928, in Milwaukee to Peter "Pete" and  
Magdaline "Lanie" (nee Drydyk) Watry and grew up in Cedarburg. Janet  
attended St. Mary’s Catholic School in South Milwaukee and then  
attended St. Theresa College in Winona, Minn.  She later raised her  
family in Glendale.

She is survived by her four children, Michael (Laura) Burke of  
Hubertus, Mary Burke of Slinger, Colleen (Eric) Burke-Shore of  
Onalaska and Patrick (Henrietta) Burke of Maple Grove, Minn.; four  
grandchildren, Katherine (John) Dice, Julie (Kyle) O’Donnell, Erin  
Burke, and Kevin Burke; her twin sister, Joan Bie of La Jolla,  
Calif.; other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held on today, Sept. 27, at 11:30 a.m. in  
the chapel at Resurrection Cemetery, 9401 W. Donges Bay Road, Mequon.  
Visitation will be at the cemetery from 11 a.m. until the time of the  

Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service, West Bend, is assisting  
the family. Online guest book and condolences may be found at