Burke, Father Clement J.
Father Clement J. Burke, 82, of Minneapolis, formerly of Anamosa, died Jan. 8, 2013, in Minneapolis. Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Anamosa. Visitation will precede the service at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Ryan. Goettsch Funeral Home in Anamosa is assisting the family.
Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at www.goettschonline.com.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Madonna and John M. Burke; sisters, Eileen Kula and Donna Ditch; and brother, J.C. Burke.
Surviving are many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Father Burke was a parish priest in the Diocese of Dubuque for many years, including St. Mary’s in Cascade, St. Mary’s in Waterloo, St. Patrick’s in Cedar Falls, and Sacred Heart in Oelwein. He was a chaplain for Abbot-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis and celebrated Mass at many parishes around the Twin Cities.
Published Jan. 11, 2013 in The Gazette