Idele James Burkle, 74, Jamestown, ND died Monday June 26, 2023 at his home in Jamestown.
Idele was born February 15, 1949 at Jamestown, ND, the son of Richard Peters and Alvina Burkle He attended school in Jamestown and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1967.
He and Larrette Raatz were married July 1974 in Jamestown, where they made their home with their 3 children. He worked as a Block Machine Operator for Nodak Block and Cement.
Idele and Melody Carter were married April 1986 and continued to live in Jamestown. They later divorced and he continued to work at the block plants Strata Corp and Hebron Brick.
Idele was active in the Jaycees and the Eagles Club, having served as President and Past President. He had an avid love for baseball, the MN Twins being his favorite team. He also loved playing bingo with his friends.
He is survived by his children, Christopher David Burkle, Minneapolis, MN; Carrie Ann (Chad) Huebner and Jesse Joe Burkle, all of Jamestown, ND; 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, 2 half-brothers, Jim Docktor and Len Docktor, Tonopah, NV.
Idele was preceded in death by his mother, father and step father, Francis Dockter and 1 half-brother, Thomas.