Leslie Sue Burke, 68, of North Platte passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at her home.
Leslie was born on Oct. 10, 1949 in North Platte to Lester and Marian (Whipple) Saathoff. Her father passed suddenly one month before she was born.
Leslie graduated from North Platte High School in 1968. She married Bill Burke on July 16, 1971. To this union two boys were born, Jason and Keith.
Leslie worked at Great Plains Regional Hospital for 14 years as a CNA.
She was a member of RSVP, volunteered at the Thrift Center and Christmas wrapped at the mall for RSVP. She enjoyed crocheting, craft shows, and gardening.
Survivors include her husband, Bill of North Platte; sons, Jason of Thornton, Colo. and Keith (Amanda) of Castle Rock, Colo.; grandchildren, Eric, Anna, Levi, and Delaney; siblings, Hervy (Donna) Saathoff of North Platte, Garrett (Sue) Saathoff of Washington and Arthur (Mary Lou) Saathoff and Bonnie (Bob) Smith, both of North Platte; and other family.
She was preceded in death by her father, Lester Saathoff; and mother and step-father, Marian and Willie Christensen.
Services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 11 at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements. Rev. Clint Walker will officiate. Burial will follow at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell.
Visitation will be noon-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested in her name to the Gift of Hope and online condolences may be shared at adamswanson.com.