Sally Burke, of DeWitt, will celebrate her 90th birthday Sunday, Oct. 20, with an open house. Family and friends are invited to attend, 9 a.m. to noon, in Harness Hall at St. Joseph Catholic Church in DeWitt. No gifts, please.
Sally was born Oct. 23, 1929, in Clinton County, to Emil and Grace Grell. She married Gene Burke on Jan. 10, 1950, in Grand Mound. He died Oct. 17, 2011.
Sally enjoys and is loyal to her faith, family and friends.
Her children are Gary (Beth) Burke, Tom (Becky) Burke, Joanne (Randy) Burmester, Diane Mangan, Joe (Jenifer) Burke, Phil (Diane) Burke, Mary (Phil) Bousselot, Paul (Nancy) Burke, Sarah (Paul) Patterson, Pat (Lori) Burke, and Ron Burke, deceased.
She has 26 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.