JANESVILLE---Ean Robert Burke, infant son born to Robert and Mary (Wright) Burke of Janesville was quietly and gently placed into the waiting arms of Jesus on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital, Madison. His arrival was peaceful and still, but his presence was felt by all.
Ean is survived by his parents and three siblings: Emily, Abby, and Nolan who will live on to honor Ean's memory; his maternal grandmother Susan Wright of Mt Morris, IL and paternal grandparents Robert Burke Sr. and Patricia Voss of Mt Morris IL; great-grandmothers Marie Wright of Mt Morris IL, and Ada Burke of Grand Detour, IL, as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, and many other extended relatives and special friends.
Ean is united in Heaven with his maternal grandfather Harold Wright; maternal great-grandparents Paul and Lela Haan; great-grandfather Albert Wright; paternal great-grandparents John and Opal Shook and great-grandfather Archie Burke.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at CARGILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH with Rev. Forrest Wells officiating. Burial will be in Milton Municipal Cemetery, Milton. Visitation will take place on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of service at CARGILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. The family is being assisted by the SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME and CREAMTORY.
We wish to extend special thanks to our many friends and family for the encouraging love and support that was given to us during Ean's journey. Additional gratitude to the St Mary's Maternal Fetal Medicine Department, St. Mary's Family Birth Center of Madison, and to the Schneider, Apfel, Schneider & Schneider Funeral home for their compassion, support and guidance. We also want to express our appreciation to the Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep organization for capturing Ean's most precious moments that will be forever cherished.