Burk, Fred (August 7, 1881 - November 29, 1943)
Fred Burk, 62, Dies After Short
Douglas Budget - December 2, 1943Fred Burk, 62, a resident of Converse county, for the past 26 years, passed away at the Memorial hospital early Monday morning. He had been a patient at the hospital since the preceding Friday.
Funeral services were held at the Hofmann Chapel Tuesday afternoon and burial was in Douglas cemetery. Rev. Glenn Knight of the Baptist church conducted the rites. Pallbearers were J.A. Bowers, Jacob Riehle, O.H. Hazen, R.N. Stoddard, Chris Nielsen and Clyde Reeves.
Mr. Burk operated a ranch north-east of Douglas. He was unmarried. He was born in Missouri on August 7, 1881. A brother, Thomas, lives in this community and another brother is a resident of Texas.