Gail Kramer Burk died suddenly March 10, 2019, after becoming ill with pulmonary fibrosis. She was 87.
She was born June 13, 1931, to Helen and Les Kramer of Enumclaw. After graduating from Enumclaw High School in 1949, she attended business school in Seattle she met and married Dick Williams in March of 1952. After his death in 1968 she married Park Gloyd of Seattle and moved to Hunts Point, Washington, where she enjoyed the Seattle Opera Guild and traveling all over the world. She also joined a rowing crew on Lake Washington called “Dick’s Chicks.” The couple divorced in 1996. She found great joy in reading and reciting poetry, writing, gardening, cooking and entertaining. She joined a book group in 1970 which she was still attending. In 2002, she married Jack Burk. They enjoyed playing bridge and vacationing in Sun River, Oregon, and Mexico. She also loved keeping in touch with many of her Enumclaw friends that she had known since elementary school.
She is survived by her husband Jack; daughter Nancy Brickman; sister Rita Yeasting; and brother-in-law Bob Yeasting. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick Williams; brother Valen Kramer; and sons Ron Williams and Brian Williams.
A memorial service honoring her life is planned for 1 p.m. May 18, 2019, at University Congregational Church in Seattle.