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Jack Burks

1949 - 2021


Jack David Burks, age 71, of Churubusco and Fort Wayne, died February 22, 2021 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Mr. Burks was born in Winchester, Indiana on March 8, 1949 to the late Wayne and Deloris (Green) Biberstein. He honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps from 1966-1972. He married Rita Josephine Leisman on August 14, 1981 in Fort Wayne and she preceded him in death on January 12, 2020. Jack was a truck driver and member of the American...

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Terry L. Taylor, Sr., Adjutant

March 2, 2021 4:11 AM

On behalf of Marine Corps League Detachment #1435 Pride and Purpose of Fort Wayne, we extend our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Jack.  Jack was a charter member of our Detachment in 2016, and a proud Marine.  Jack, we have your watch.  Rest easy.  Fair seas and following winds.  Semper Fi!

Cathy and Mike Spencer

March 1, 2021 6:08 PM

I worked for Rita years ago. I remember when they got married and when they adopted the children. They moved to Churubusco which is where I presently live. They attended my church.  They both were wonderful people and will be greatly missed. Sending our deepest sympathies to you and your family. 

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