Kelly Paul Burke of Arlington, WA, passed away on September 26, 2019.
He was born January 6, 1957 in Everett, WA, and raised in Arlington all his life. He was a hardworking laborer for 40+ years with Local Union 292 before retirement.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Orville and Ardell Burke.
He is survived by his wife of 38+ years, Lola Burke; son, Aaron Burke; daughter, Lori Burke with future son-in-law, Scott Angdahl; his sisters, Rhonda Burke, Monica (Gary) Schlagel and their sons Justin and Zac Schlagel.
There will be no graveside services; instead, his cremation request will be honored with a memorial gathering Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the Arlington American Legion. All who knew him are welcome to join us in exchanging stories, sharing their memories, and his favorite jokes. Words cannot convey how much he will be missed, but his sense of humor and endless jokes will live on through us all.