From the Daily Independent, Thursday, January 25, 1900. Michael Burke was the father of Catherine Burke who is pictured in the anniversary photo and was the wife of John and Bridget's son Michael E. Hogan:


Old Resident of the City Passes Away Yesterday

Michael Burke, 81 years old, died at his home on Columbia street yesterday after an illness of ten days.

Mr. Burke was among the early settlers of Chippewa Falls. He was born in Ireland in 1818 and came to this city in 1855.

Three children, the eldest of whom is Mrs. M. Hogan, and Mary and William Burke, all of whom reside in the city, are survivors. The funeral will occur Friday morning at 9 o'clock. Services at St. Mary's.

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