Burke, Robert J. Age 82, of Skokie. Veteran, U.S. Army, Korean War. Skokie Firefighter for twenty-six years. Beloved husband of Joyce, nee Haben; dear father of Patrick (Amy), Michael (Sue), James (Michele), Jerome (Colleen) and Thomas (Amy); loving grandfather of Joseph, Edward, Matthew, Daniel, Kelly, Robert, Christopher, Megan, Abigail, Connor, Ashley and the late William; fond brother of the late Jerome P. Visitation Tuesday, from 3 to 9 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Funeral Wednesday, 10:15 a.m., from the funeral home, for Mass, 10:30 a.m., at St. Peter Catholic Church, Skokie. Interment St. Peter Catholic Cemetery, Skokie. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church, 8116 Niles Center Rd., Skokie, IL, 60077 or to the Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview, IL, 60025. Funeral info: 847.673.6111 or www.habenfuneral.com.
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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on April 15, 2012