Elizabeth M. Burk, 92, of Hopedale, passed away at 9:45 am Sunday, April 8, 2018 at her home.
She was born on April 22, 1925 in Tremont to Alfred and Rosa Knapp Lusher. She married Joseph E. Burk on November 25, 1950, and he passed away February 6, 2006.
Surviving are one son, Gary Burk of Fort Wayne, IN; one daughter, Barbara Burk of Hopedale; one son-in-law, Gary Moore; two grandchildren, Brent Moore and Brittany Hadley; four great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Joseph Burk; one brother, Raymond Lusher and a daughter, Nancy Moore.
Elizabeth was a bookkeeper at Sparks Equipment in Tremont for a number of years, worked at Hopedale Community Bank as a teller for three years and at Hopedale Medical Complex for 20 years as an office/billing staff member. She was a farmer's wife who enjoyed gardening and yard work. Other hobbies were sewing and crocheting. Elizabeth served as Hopedale Township Clerk for 24 years.
Her funeral will be at 10:30 am Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Hopedale Methodist Church. Rev. Deepak Holkar will officiate. A visitation will be from 5-7 pm on Thursday, also at the church. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Tremont.
Elizabeth's family wants to thank the in-home and hospital caregivers for their medical expertise, caring spirit, kindness and concern for her wellbeing.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Illinois Chapter or Hopedale United Methodist Church.
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