|Janet M. Burke
August 26, 1933 - January 22, 2019
Janet M. Burke, 85, of Plymouth, IN, passed away on January 22, 2019 in Bourbon, IN.
Janet was born Janet Marie Miller at Winona Lake, IN, to Leon and Alice Miller. She had two older brothers and one older
sister. She graduated from Warsaw High School in 1951. Her education continued with an Associate Degree from Ancilla
College in 1973, a BA from IUSB in 1975, and a MA from IUSB in 1983.
Janet married David Burke in 1953. They had 4 children: Susan, Dan, Scot, and Steve. She also had 6 grandchildren and
4 great-grandchildren, all of whom survive along with her husband.
Janet's professional career consisted of responsible administrative positions at Culver Academies. These consisted of:
Director of the Girls Summer Camp, Asst. Dean of Girls during the regular school year, and Admissions Officer. While the
latter, she made regular admissions trips in Texas and Mexico City. These duties took place over a 25 year career.
Among Janet's favorite activities were: making and being with friends, traveling, reading, and cooking. Her special love was
her family. Her loves also included various family dogs - Duke and Skeeter when she was a kid, Penney when she was first
married, various other "married" dogs, and finally Cosmo, who waits for her at home.
A time of visitation will be held at the Odom Funeral Home, Culver, on Monday, January 28, 2019, from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.
Rev. Sam Boys will officiate a memorial service at 1:00 pm.
Memorial contributions may be given in Janet's memory to Wampler Senior Home, 305 E. North St., Bourbon, IN 46504.