Gibbons Family Funeral Home, Ltd.
5917 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL 60634-2618

Phone:(773) 777-3944

Fax:(773) 777-3295


Michael L. Burke


Michael L. Burke, age 72; son of late Edward and Marie nee Doyle; beloved husband of Aurora nee Locicero; loving father of Michael (Renee), Jason (Beverly), Joseph Burke, John (Deanna) and Michael (Jennifer) Ahlgrim; cherished grandfather of Michael, Taylor, Brianna and Samantha Burke, Michael (18), Ryan, Michael (8) and Gianna Ahlgrim; fond brother of the late Robert, Joan, Nancy and Dan; dear uncle and friend to many. Michael worked for the City of Chicago Streets and Sanitation Department for over 30 years, owned Burke’s Web Pub in Bucktown for almost 25 years and US Army Vietnam Veteran. Memorial Visitation Thursday, July 6th from 9 AM until Service at 12:30 PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home, 5917 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago (1/2 Block East of Austin). Interment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove.  For info 773-777-3944 or



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Visitation Date

Service Location

Memorial Visitation

Thursday, July 6, 2023
9 AM until time of Service at 12:30 PM
Gibbons Family Funeral Home
5917 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60634


St. Joseph Cemetery
Corner of Cumberland Ave. & Belmont Ave
River Grove, IL 60171


This post has 9 comments
Daniel Burke
29 Jun 2023

Rest in Peace Uncle Mike

Rose Miller
30 Jun 2023

You will be sorely missed neighbor….

Trino Santoyo
2 Jul 2023

It is with great sorrow that I extend my heartfelt condolences to Mike’s family, friends, his bar patrons and, of course, fellow “St. Mel Knights” alumni. The je ne sais quoi comradeship of St. Mel High School – Class of 1969 certainly endures. Rest in peace, my fellow Melman. Rest in peace, Mike.

Dominick and Cindy Distasio
3 Jul 2023

To the Burke and Ahlgrim families. We are sorry to hear of the passing of Mike. Please accept our condolences. May his soul Rest In Peace.

Sue Jones
3 Jul 2023

I’m sorry for your loss. The thing I remember most was the way he watched out for my son.

Ozzie Greenwald
4 Jul 2023

To my fellow neighbor across the street, fellow classmate at STA, St. Mel/Joes, fellow Bear fan, fellow Barkeep, may You rest in peace my dear friend.
Ozzie & Carol Greenwald

Fernando Bernal
4 Jul 2023

Sorry For Your Loss. May The Love of The All Mighty be with all of you, during these very difficult times. Please except my condolences. May your Dad rest in Peace. Amen.

Dennis Heatherly-McGue
4 Jul 2023

What a great man ! GODSPEED

Patrick Riley
6 Jul 2023

Mr Burke , what a great Neighbor. Thank you and Aurora for treating my wife and kids as family. You will be sorely missed .God Bless! 🙏🙏🙏


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