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Mary L. Burke

Mary L. Burke, 82, of Herington died March 11, 2012, at Stormont-Vail Medical Center, Topeka. She was born June 28, 1929, in Alabama to Joseph and Olive Walker.

She was a homemaker. She also worked as a waitress and a housekeeper.

She is survived by one daughter, Larrie Fisher of Herington; three sons, Joey Burke and Tommy Burke, both of Tallahassee, Fla., and Nathan Burke of Trenton, Ga.; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were Tuesday at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Herington, with Pastor Darrell Geist officiating. Visitation for family and friends was Monday at First Baptist Church, Herington.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice and may be sent in care of Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038. To leave a message for the family online, visit

Last modified March 21, 2012