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Ean Robert Burke

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST

JANESVILLE, Wis. – Ean Robert Burke, infant son born to Robert and Mary (Wright) Burke of Janesville, formerly of Mount Morris, was quietly and gently placed into the waiting arms of Jesus on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, Wis. His arrival was peaceful and still, but his presence was felt by all. 

Ean is survived by his parents and three siblings, Emily, Abby and Nolan, who will live on to honor Ean’s memory; his maternal grandmother, Susan Wright of Mount Morris; and paternal grandparents, Robert Burke Sr. and Patricia Voss of Mount Morris; great-grandmothers, Marie Wright of Mount Morris and Ada Burke of Grand Detour; as well as aunts, uncles, cousins and many other extended relatives and special friends.

Ean is united in heaven with his maternal grandfather, Harold Wright; maternal great-grandparents, Paul and Lela Haan; great-grandfather, Albert Wright; paternal great-grandparents, John and Opal Shook and great-grandfather, Archie Burke.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by the funeral at 11 a.m. at Cargill United Methodist Church in Janesville, with the Rev. Forrest Wells officiating. Burial will be in Milton Municipal Cemetery in Milton, Wis.

Schneider Apfel Schneider & Schneider and Crematory in Janesville handled arrangements.

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