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April 21, 1932 - February 2, 2014
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Andrew S. Burke, of Parkville, Missouri passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, 701 N. 94th St., KCK. Family will have private services on Thursday, February 6, 2014. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the KU Medical Center Oncology Department or a charity of your choice. Andrew was born April 21, 1932 in Rulo, Nebraska to Herbert and Gertrude Burke. He grew up in Rulo and graduated from Rulo High School. Andrew worked for Rival for several years and then took technical courses for A&E Mechanics license. He...
Andrew S. Burke, of Parkville, Missouri passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, 701 N. 94th St., KCK. Family will have private services on Thursday, February 6, 2014. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the KU Medical Center Oncology Department or a charity of your choice.
Andrew was born April 21, 1932 in Rulo, Nebraska to Herbert and Gertrude Burke. He grew up in Rulo and graduated from Rulo High School. Andrew worked for Rival for several years and then took technical courses for A&E Mechanics license. He worked for TWA for 30 years, first as a painter, was a member of the Machinist Union and then was promoted to supervisor of the paint department. Andrew also served his country in the Army during the Korean War from 1952-54, when he was honorably discharged. He married the love of his life, Beverly Ann Barrand in October of 1952. Andrew was a member of the American Legion 40 & 8 group of the Zack Wheat Post 624 in the Lake of the Ozarks. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed boating, camping and traveling. Andy and Bev owned a second home at the Lake of the Ozarks for 15 years and for the last 17 years, have wintered in South Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Rozina Forsythe and Carmen Burke, and his brother, Herbert B. Burke, Jr.
Andrew is survived by his wife of 61 years, Beverly Burke of the home; his sons, Dr. Andrew B. Burke and his wife Susie of Dallas, Texas and Eric T. Burke and his wife Stephanie of Parkville, MO; three grandchildren, Lisa Mata, Erin Foley and Zachary Andrew Burke; four great-grandchildren, Burke Mata and three triplets, Leila, Kai and Zoe Mata; one sister, Beverly R. Burke and close family friend, Marlene Link; as well as many other relatives and friends.
The family wishes to acknowledge the exceptional care Andy received by Dr. Fleming and the nurses and staff of Unit 62, especially Claire.
Fond memories and condolences may be left for Andrew at www.chapelhill-butler.com, as arrangements are under the direction of Chapel Hill-Butler, 701 North 94th Street, Kansas City, Kansas.

"Beverly, I just this moment received a message that Andy has died. So very sorry. I know I need to pay more attention to Obituaries now but please let me..." Theresa Emerson (Parkville, MO)

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