Sue Carol (Steeves) Burk, 68, of Gardner, Kan., formerly of Olathe, Kan., passed away May 23, 2012 at KC Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo.

Sue was born July 27, 1943 in Ottawa, Kan. to Merle Leroy and Lucille Belle (Holtzman) Steeves. She graduated from Olathe High School and married Ronald “Ron” Dean Burk on July 31, 1961 in Olathe, Kan.  Sue worked for 20 years in Quality Inspection at Puritan Bennett Aerospace Co.; retiring in 2000. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and enjoyed gardening and canning. Sue will be dearly missed by family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ron; her parents; siblings: Julia Gonzalez and David Steeves.

Sue is survived by her children: Doug and Leisa Burk, Gardner, Kan., Ken and Jenny Burk, Gardner, Kan., and Vicky and Chad Oswald, Spring Hill, Kan.; nine grandchildren: Hunter, Haylee, Lauren, Bobbie, Brittany, Jacob, Matthew, Ashley and Brandon; and siblings Beth Brophy and Sheri Porquis both of Denver, Colo.

Graveside services will be held 4 p.m., May 29, 2012 at Gardner Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S Center, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Olathe Hospice. Condolences may be left at