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