Obituary of Dale Patrick Earl Burke
April 29, 1957 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
October 28, 2023 - Calgary, Alberta
Dale Burke beloved husband of Wendy Burke of Calgary, AB, passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at the age of 66 years.
He was born in Saskatchewan on April 29th, 1957. Dale moved to Calgary with his father Glen, his mother Dolores, and siblings.
Dale married Wendy Lee Campbell in 1991. He accomplished much through his life and was very proud of his children and grandchildren.
Dale enjoyed driving; he was a truck driver for most of his career. He had a passion for working on module cars and interacting with his grandchildren. He also had a big heart for animals and animals always adored him.
Dale’s favourite movie was the Rocky Horror Picture Show. He always had a big appetite for cheeseburgers and anything else he can get his hands on.
He will be most remembered for his laughter and his jokes, he made people laugh a lot and had the gift of talking. You can never get off the phone with him as he always had a way to keep you on the phone.
Besides his loving wife, Dale is survived by his three daughters Tarra Rousselle, Sabrina Rousselle, and Nicole Lyon. Two sons-in-law, Geordy Mavor and Matthew Lyon. Five grandchildren, Christian Rousselle, Adalynn Rousselle, Kaden Campbell, Ashton Mavor, Quinton Mavor.
Dale is also survived by siblings, Ken Burke, Jim Burke, Joe Burke, and Glenda Burke. He also had four other siblings who since passed, Kelly Burke, Tracey Burke, Ronald Burke, and Cheryl Burke. He also had numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
In living memory of Dale, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Calgary Crematorium, 3219 – 4th Street NW, Calgary, AB, T2M 3A6, Telephone: 403-243-8200