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Lacorda Anna Burkowske

Lacorda Anna Burkowske, age 87, of New Germany, passed away Monday, May 7, 2001, at Elim Home, Watertown.

Lacorda was born Aug. 22, 1913, in Hollywood Twp., Carver County, to Carl and Augusta Baumann. She was baptized Sept. 21, 1913, by the Rev. Theodore Rolf, and confirmed April 10, 1927, by the Rev. W. L. Ernst, both at St. John Lutheran Church, Hollywood Twp.

On Nov. 4, 1936, Lacorda Baumann was married to Edwin Burkowske at St. John Lutheran Church, Hollywood Twp., by the Rev. W. L. Ernst.

Lacorda was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin, on March 24, 1950; her parents, Carl and Augusta Baumann; grandson, Jason Francis; sisters, Agnes, Emma, and Helena; and brothers, Martin, Otto, Ernest, Herbert, Walter, and Ruben.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Elroy and Neola Burkowske of New Germany; grandchildren, Debra and husband, Randy, Markanich, Lori Burgan, Jeff Burkowske, Bruce Burkowske, Shari Marie, Shelley Burkowske, and Carl Burkowski; great-grandchildren, John Radoush, Jenny Francis, Tricia Galbreath, and Ify Marie; great-great-grandchildren, Brittany Radoush, Blake Radoush, and Avery Childress; sister, Dorothea Heldt of Lester Prairie; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Glenna and Leslie Lehrke and Luverna Baumann, all of New Germany; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were Friday, May 11, 2 p.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, New Germany, with the Rev. Vicar Allen Holthus officiating.

Interment was at St. Mark Lutheran Cemetery, New Germany.

Casketbearers were Willard Baumann, Darrel Baumann, Virgil Baumann, Richard Baumann, Norman Heldt, and Lyle Lehrke.

Arrangements were by Johnson Funeral Home, Waconia.

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