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In Memory of Violet Burks


January 25, 1932 - November 17, 2020

Violet Malinda Burks, 88, of Shell Lake died, November 17, 2020 at Shell Lake Health Care Center. She was born January 25, 1932 in Fredonia, WI to Charles and Alma (Heilgendorf) Ziehl. She was married in Milwaukee, WI on May 9, 1958 to Howard Burks.

Violet loved to spend time in the garden, and working on her various crafting projects.

Violet is survived by her husband, Howard; daughter, Darlene (Steven) Josul; three grandsons: John, William, and Peter Josul; many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sisters: Amanda, Leona, Lorraine, and Evelyn.

A private family service will be held at Skinner Funeral Home - Shell Lake with Pastor Brent Berkesch. officiating. Burial will be in Shell Lake Cemetery at a later date.

Skinner Funeral Home of Shell Lake is serving the family.


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