A benefit for the family of Alex Burke will be Sunday, April 14, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Rogers Community Center, 21201 Memorial Dr., Rogers.
Amber Burke lost her husband, Alex Burke, on Dec. 21, 2012, from an aortic aneurysm at the age of 31. Alex and Amber have two small children, Aurora, 5 and Ashton, 3. They are also expecting another child on Alex’s birthday, Aug. 12, 2013.
Alex had a great love for life and enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, working with has hands, but most of all spending time with this wife and kids.
Unfortunately, Amber and Alex did not have any form of life insurance to cover all the expenses.
Food and beverage will be served from 1 to 4 p.m. followed by a raffle ticket drawing at 4:30. A silent auction will also follow. Dinner tickets are $10 and are available in advance or at the event. Raffle tickets are $5 each. Donations can be made through TCF Bank to The Burke Benefit fund. For advanced tickets call Hoss at 612-490-1673 or Patrick at 612-490-1674.