Grace (Drechsler) Burke, age 93, of Las Vegas, and formerly of Elrama, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at The Heights of Summerlin. She enjoyed golfing and traveling. Born November 21, 1924 in Elrama, she was a daughter of the late George and Agatha (Kampert) Drechsler and wife of the late William Burke. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sisters, Theresa Westwood, Margaret Whitworth, Minnie Drum and Catherine Declusin, and brothers, John, William and George Drechsler. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 from 5-7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 10:30 AM in St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published January 19, 2018.