Barbara Jean Burke, age 79, of Eyota, MN, died peacefully on Monday, January 25, 2021.
Barbara was born September 30, 1941 in Haverhill Township, MN to John and Laura (Milbrandt) Kurth.
Barbara received her practical nursing degree in 1982 and was a nurse at Mayo Clinic. After leaving Mayo Clinic she was a licensed day care provider in Eyota until her retirement.
Barbara enjoyed driving down to the Mississippi River watching the eagles and deer.
Barbara was survived by her husband, LaVerne Burke; 3 children, Charlotte (Ken) Fagerlind, Steve (Cassandra) Burke, Tammy (Rick) Johnson; 4 grandchildren, Christopher (Kate) Fagerlind, Travis (Kristine) Johnson, Nicole (Laith) Alkhalil, Paige Johnson; step granddaughter, Jessica (Ray) Peterson; 5 great grandchildren and 1 on the way; and siblings, Lorraine (Dave) Hutson, Margaret Harrison.
Barbara was preceded in death by parents; siblings, Delores (Jim) Pollara, Arvilla (Don) Hain, Norman (Martha) Kurth, Marie (Rev. James) Murray, Janet (Richard) McElhenie; and brother-in-law, Gene Harrison.
No services, a private family gathering.
Rochester Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories and condolences of Barbara may be shared at rochestercremationservicesmn.com