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Anne Marie Burke

Anne Marie Burke


   Anne Marie Burke, 63, of Knox City, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at her residence in Knox City, Missouri.

    Anne Marie was born on April 4, 1944, the daughter of Norman and Marjorie Hayes Burke.

    She was raised in Baring, Missouri, graduating from the Baring High School in the Class of 1962. Anne Marie graduated from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri with a Degree in Journalism.

    She was employed for many years with the KIRX Radio in Kirksville, Missouri, KRES Radio in Moberly, Missouri and later the KMEM Radio in Memphis, Missouri as News Director. She had also worked with the LaBelle Star Newspaper in LaBelle, Missouri and the Stone Haven Care Center in Lewistown, Missouri.

    Anne Marie was a member of the St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Baring, Missouri, worked with the Heart Association in Phoenix, Arizona and Lewistown, Missouri.

    She is survived by her mother, Marjorie Burke of Edina, Missouri; a brother, Larry Burke and his fiancé Barb Salsberry of Kirksville, Missouri; a nephew, Chad and his wife Morgan Burke and a niece, Julie and her husband Randy Robinson all of Avondale, Arizona; a great nephew, Alex Burke and a great niece, Kelly Robinson along with several cousins and a host of friends.

    Anne Marie was preceded in death by her husband Larry Minor on October 17, 1979, her father, two brothers, Patrick and James Burke both in infancy.

    A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, June 2, 2007 at the St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Baring, Missouri.

   Burial was in the St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery in Baring, Missouri.

    Father Bill Kottenstette officiated and music was provided by Katie and Maggie Delaney. Pall Bearers were Jim Reardon, Jack Reardon, Bucky Bowen, Richard Witherow, Danny Primm and John Will Nicol.

    An expression of sympathy in memory of Anne Marie Burke may be left to the St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery. A memorial may be left at or mailed to the Doss Funeral Home 208 N. 4th Street Edina, Missouri, 63537.