Cover photo for Jeffry M. Burke's Obituary
Jeffry M. Burke Profile Photo
1967 Jeffry 2020

Jeffry M. Burke

May 19, 1967 — December 20, 2020

Jeffry M. Burke passed away at his home in Aurora, Minnesota surrounded by loving family on December 20, 2020 at the age of 53.

He is survived by his parents, Michael and JoAnn Burke of Aurora, MN; sister, Carolyn (Randy) Peterson of Eveleth, MN; nieces, Siri (Nate) and Kira (Dylan); grand nieces, Kembri and Ariana; aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Harry and Elizabeth Hines and Jack and Mildred Burke.

Jeff enjoyed many hobbies throughout his life.  He was an avid kayaker, swimmer, downhill and cross-country skier.  He liked working on demolition, home improvement and woodworking projects, as well as cruising with his dad in the classic car.  Jeff participated in the 1991 International Special Olympics as a swimmer.

Jeff worked at the ERDAC for many years, until he decided to retire with his Mom and Dad.  Due to the current pandemic, a tentative celebration of life will be set for May on Jeff’s birthday.

A Memorial Gathering for Jeffry Burke, of Aurora, will be held Wednesday May 19, 2021 at the end of Fisherman’s Point outside the shelters.  A private family service will be held at noon.  Public visitation will be held from 1:00-3:00pm.  Please join us for a picnic and conversation.  For those attending the visitation, please follow all Covid mandates and dress for the weather.


Jeff’s family would like to thank all of those who have shown such an outpouring of kindness and caring for Jeff. 


To order memorial trees in memory of Jeffry M. Burke, please visit our tree store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Fishermans Point Campground

236 Hampshire Dr, Hoyt Lakes, MN 55750

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 12

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree

Send a Card

Send a Card