Dale Burke, 74, of Backus, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Society, Pine River.
He was born to Warren and Marcia Burke on Oct. 25, 1938, in Minneapolis. Dale was a fifth-grade teacher until his retirement. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a reserve police officer for the Minneapolis Police Department.
Dale is survived by his nephew, Jason (Mindy) Burke; niece, Lisa (Michael) McClintock; great-nieces, Brooke Pearson and MaKayla McClintock; and great-nephews, Maxwell Raymond Burke, Reid McClintock and Levi McClintock.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Don and Gene.
Services were at 2 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River. Visitation was one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements were with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.