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Burk, Marjorie Cleo

June 22, 2018 GMT

Marjorie Cleo Burk November 5, 1922 - June 20, 2018 M. Cleo Burk passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, June 20, of complications following a recent stroke. Cleo was born November 5, 1922 in Victor, Idaho to Scott Miller Daniels and Leona Jessie Sinclair Daniels. She was the third of seven children. Cleo spent her formative years at the family ranches near Victor, Idaho and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Cleo loved the Teton Valley and was immensely proud of her pioneer heritage. Cleo graduated from Victor High School and attended one year of college at Idaho State University. While in Pocatello, Cleo met and fell in love with a handsome young man named Fred Burk. Fred and Cleo were married January 4, 1942 at her family home in Victor. They were later sealed in the Idaho Falls Temple in November 1947. Fred and Cleo eventually made their home on 40 acres near Tyhee, Idaho. They were long-time members of the Tyhee 7th Ward. She was an excellent seamstress and quilter. She grew an enormous garden and would can and preserve everything it produced. She loved flowers. Cleo loved to sing. Her home was a place of music. Cleo was a stalwart, life-long member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Over the course of her life Cleo served in every available calling - from nursery to primary to Relief Society. She also served a full-time senior mission to Denver, Colorado. Cleo had an unshakeable testimony of the Gospel. Cleo spent the last 19 years of her life as a resident at Cottonwood Cove in Pocatello. True to her nature, she organized and conducted a weekly singing group at the Cove, planted flowers and was active in the DUP. Cleo was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Gerald, her sisters Eris, Truth and Mary, her brother Scott, her husband Fred, her son Dave, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She is survived by her sister Norma Gustafson(Gus), children Jan Sasinouski, Steve, Mark (Charlene), Val (Cecelia), Greg (Irene) and Felicia Hawkins (Boyd), twenty-one grandchildren and sixty-one great grandchildren. A viewing will be held Friday evening from 6:30 to 7:30 at the Manning-Wheatley Funeral Chapel, 510 North 12th Avenue in Pocatello. Services will be Saturday morning at 11:30 at the LDS Chapel on the corner of Quinn and Hawthorne Roads in Pocatello. Cleo will rest beside her husband in the Victor Cemetery in the shadow of the Tetons.