BURKE, LERDA, HORN, WEAVER


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San Francisco Chronicle
Friday, October 19, 2001
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BURKE, Richard Lerda -- (Dick Burke) August 30, 1925 to October 14, 2001 Born in San Francisco, California on August 30, 1925, to Edward Lawrence Burke and Lillian Rose Lerda Burke. Beloved father of Lillian Patricia Burke, of Hanover, New Hampshire, Nancy Jane Horn, of San Diego, Mary Theresa Burke, of Davis, and of Richard Anthony Burke, of Los Osos; and beloved brother of L. Patricia Weaver of Terra Linda and Edward Lerda Burke of Larkspur. Resident of San Diego. Dick attended Star of the Sea School in San Francisco, and graduated from Saint Ignatius in 1942 and from the University of San Francisco in 1945. Visitation will be 3 to 4 PM, Sunday, October 21, at McAvoy and O'Hara, 4545 Geary Blvd, SF. Mass will be on Monday, October 22nd at Star of the Sea Church (415)-751-0451, 10:30 AM, 4420 Geary Blvd, SF. Burial to follow at Golden Gate Cemetery. Donations if desired to St. Vincent de Paul Society, 3350 E Street, San Diego, CA 92102. Please visit members.aol.com/RLBurke/dad.html. Full obituary on Sunday.
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S. F. Chronicle
Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001
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His father was a member of the original Columbia Park Boys, a well-loved gymnastics teacher in San Francisco schools, and the owner of Burke's gymnasium. His mother was the daughter of L. Lerda, who owned a wine cellar on Montgomery Street. On August 26, 1950 he was married to the late Nancy Jane Horstmann, also of San Francisco. Their son, Edward Michael, died in infancy. His grandchildren include Jade Michael Horn of San Diego, who lived with him and whom he considered as a son, Sayer Nicholas Morgan and Quinn Andrew Morgan of Davis, Edward Michael Blayney and Elizabeth Marie Blayney of Hanover, New Hampshire; step-grandchildren, Kevin Bean of San Diego and Eric Bean of Los Osos; great-grandchildren Sydney and Shannon Bean of Los Osos. Father-in-law to Mark R obert Horn, Bob Morgan, Sandra Bean Burke, and Michael Bryan Blayney; grandfather-in-law to Kacie Bean.



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