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Burt Rooke


Burt Rooke

Lloyd Burton Rooke, 73, passed away at his home in Goldendale, Washington on January 18, 2016.

Known as "Burt," he was born in Portland, Oregon in 1942 to Evelyn Claire (Zeller) and Lloyd George Rooke. He attended St. Phillip Neri Elementary School and Grant High School in Portland. With three of his friends he joined the United States Navy in 1960. After his military service, Burt was honorably discharged in July of 1964 with a Radioman E5 rating. He went to Marylhurst College and received his Bachelor's Degree.

Mr. Rooke married Laura McReynolds in 1977. Burt was a purchasing manager for several years before becoming a sales representative, selling and implementing automated purc...

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