Obituary of Rose Lee Burke
Rose Lee Burke, 78 of Nampa went to fish the rivers in the sky to meet her son, Dennis and her beloved husband Jack on May 12th, 2023 with her son, Richard at her side.
Rose was born the second of seven children to William and Vivian Hobbs on Nov 6th, 1944 in Wendell, Idaho. She is survived by a brother, David Hobbs of Nampa; One son, Richard McGinley of Caldwell; Two daughters Christina and Vivian Ann; two grandchildren, Josh and Nicki from Washington; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Rose is preceded in death by her parents William and Vivian Hobbs; two sisters Edna Marie Leaser and Beth Lewis of Magna, Utah; three brothers Charles Hobbs of Caldwell, John Hobbs and Marion Hobbs of Nampa; one son, Dennis McGinley of Caldwell; and 3 former husbands Doyle D. McGinley of Nampa, Lyle Babcock of Michigan, Meryle Johns of Boise, and her beloved husband Jack Burke of Garden City; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Rose was a very kind and generous person who if you needed something and she had it she would give it to you; she had a lot of friends. She worked as a Junker for 7 years for Pacific Iron and Steel in Boise. She worked very and hard until the law said no more burning copper wires. She was also a great care giver and took care of her mother until her passing and her sister Marie and brother Charlie until they entered into care facilities. She also worked for many years for Peggy Gibbs at her assisted living home.
Rose was a great cook. She loved to cook for friends and family. She also loved the great outdoors, enjoying many fishing trips with her beloved Jack, and son Richard.
A special thanks to Karcher Estates and all of the staff past and present for all your love and care for Rose, you are true heroes.
Mom, you will be very missed, and I look forward to seeing you again.
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