Sister Margaret Burkle

Jan 29, 2024

Sister Marge Burkle was born in Dyersville, Iowa, the second daughter of Charles and Luetta (Tauke) Burkle.   She has eight sisters and one brother.  Her education began at Xavier Grade School and High School.  Sister received a bachelor’s degree from Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, Iowa, and a master’s degree from the University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas.  She ministered at Holy Trinity, Dubuque, and Marquette High School in Bellevue.  She also served as Director of Special Services for the Archdiocese of Dubuque and for 26 years as the congregation’s Retirement Director.  “I feel very blessed,” said Sister Marge of her Jubilee.