In Memoriam : Denny Burke

Denny Burke Denny Louis Burke - age: 71
(April 07, 1945 to September 16, 2016 )
Resident of Benton, Illinois

Visitation Information:
Mr. Burke's wishes were to be cremated with no services

Denny Louis Burke, age 71 of Benton, formerly of Taylorville, passed away at 2:10 p.m. Friday, September 16, 2016 at the Stonebridge Senior Living Center in Benton.

Mr. Burke’s wishes were to be cremated with no services.

Cremation services were entrusted through the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Denny Louis Burke was born on April 7, 1945 in Franklin County, the son of Frederick Burke and Pauline (Grable) Burke.

He worked as a bar manager, working for the former Southern’s Tavern in Benton. He also formerly worked at Norge until its closure.

Denny enjoyed to bowl, fish, playing pool and throwing darts.

He is survived by a son Daniel Stewart and wife Danielle of Reisterstown, MD; a daughter Christi Burke and fiancée Paul Volkman of Benton; two grandchildren Johanna and Joshua Stewart; a grand-dog Bentley Cruz; his fur babies Toby One and JJ; several cousins, nieces and nephews.

A special “Thank You”, to his several very special caregivers.

He was preceded in death by his father Frederick Burke, mother and step-father Pauline and Harold Love, grandparents and great-grandparents.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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