Gertrude A. "Mickey" Burke

July 7, 1918March 22, 2013

Passed away at Betty's Home surrounded by family and caregivers. Mickey is preceded in death by her Husband, Gordon; Infant Daughter, Carol; Sister, Leona Scherman; and Brother, Donald Lecher. She is survived by her Children, Nancy (Robert) Jackson, Beth (Roy) Wagner and Mike Burke; Grandchildren, Julie Jackson, Dan (Julie) Wagner, Carol Jackson, Joe (Pam) Wagner and Jennifer Wagner; Great-Grandchildren, Joseph, Johnathan, Jackson and Madelyn Wagner. Mickey was a devout Catholic, a devoted wife and a loving mother. The family would like to express their deep gratitude to Fred & Yvette Laus and their staff for over six years of tender loving care for Mickey at Betty's Home. Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM with visitation one hour prior on TUESDAY, 3/26/13 at Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1725 Kennard St. @ Larpenteur, Maplewood. Private interment. Memorials are preferred to Presentation Church or Betty's Home.


  • Gathering of Family and Friends Tuesday, March 26, 2013
  • Memorial Mass Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Gertrude A. "Mickey" Burke

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Joel Friske

October 15, 2013

Sorry to hear of Mickeys passing. Have fond memories of Mickey and Gordy visiting with my grandparents (Friske's) while growing up. Gordy would tell the wild stories an Mickey would set us straight!
Joe Friske (Dallas, TX)

April 11, 2013

I was sorry to hear about Mickey's death, I enjoyed working with her and her family. As my grand neice said about my brother in law, who passed away from dementia, Now she is free to remember.
Ellen Johnson PHN

March 30, 2013

Beth, Nancy and Mike
Lee Rose and I were saddened to hear of your Mom's passing. She is in our thoughts and prayers.
Polly Kruger & Lee Rose Fleming

Linda Voight

March 26, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family now.

March 26, 2013

She was such a sweet lady and you took such excellent care of her. Sending you and your family all my love and prayers.
Amy J.

Kris Hadrits

March 25, 2013

Nancy, Bob, Julie, & Carol,
My sincerest condolences on the loss of your mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother. May your years of memories fill your hearts with joy.

Jean & Jerry Jahnke

March 25, 2013

Beth, Roy and family,
Our deepest condolences on your loss. We know wonderful memories will live forever in your hearts. God Bless,

Ken,Sandy Jackson & Family

March 25, 2013

Nancy, Beth & Mike.

Very sorry to hear about your Mothers passing,She was a wonderful lady.
Our Prayers are with all of you at this sad time.

Jean Kukacka

March 24, 2013

Beth and Family,
Can only believe your Mom is smiling down on you, wanting to warm your hearts and give you peace. She now has her reward for a job well done. love you, Jean

Bonita Balkenol

March 24, 2013

I remember her kindness when I visited you in grade school. So sorry for your loss. She will be missed.