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Norma Burke

Norma Ruth Burke passed away on Feb. 8, 2021 at Melissa Memorial Hospital in Holyoke at the age of 80.

Norma was born at the Haxtun Hospital on Colorado Avenue on June 13, 1926. She and her mother, Anna, spent their first 11 days there together. Norma's father, Ben, paid the hospital bill - a total of $50.

Norma grew up south of Schram and north of Yuma. Joined by her brothers Harry and Duane, the Price kids attended the Blach School. Norma and Harry enjoyed playing pranks on the neighbors as they herded their cows in the ditches along the county roads and always helped dad with breaking horse...


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