Jolene Stroad Burke

Jolene Stroad Burke, 72, passed away in her sleep in her Colorado Springs home on July 18, 2020. She was born June 19, 1948 in Wichita, Kansas but called Rosenberg and Sugar Land, Texas home until moving to Colorado in 1998.

Jolene was an avid reader, gifted gardener, movie and music buff, Ford Mustang enthusiast, and devoted cheerleader at her grandson’s baseball games.

Jolene is survived by her husband of nearly 53 years, Wayne Burke; her daughters and partners, Leacia Brilliant and Chuck Zimmerman and Jana Burke and Joe Spurlock; her grandson, Gavin Copeland; her sisters, Norma Peters and Jeree Placette; along with numerous family and friends. She is preceded in death by her mother, Dorothy Porter Placette, her brother, Michael Stroad, and her nephew, Chad Krantz.

Memorial Service: 2:00 PM MDT, Friday, July 31, 2020, The Springs Funeral Services – North, 6575 Oakwood Blvd, Colorado Springs, Co 80923. A live stream of the service is available at https://www.tsfs.co/obituaries/Jolene--Stroad--Burke-?obId=17548578#/celebrationWall

Memorial Service: 2:00 PM MDT, Friday, July 31, 2020, The Springs Funeral Services – North, 6575 Oakwood Blvd, Colorado Springs, Co 80923. A live stream of the service is available at https://www.tsfs.co/obituaries/Jolene--Stroad--Burke-?obId=17548578#/celebrationWall

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