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Doug Burke - coach and friend - departed this life Nov. 30, 2020

Doug Burke, long-time Mount Olive head soccer coach, dear Christian friend and servant, died on Monday, Nov. 30th. Doug served joyfully and generously in many capacities in our church, including congregation president, committees, and as a beloved Sunday School teacher. His friendship, faith and example will be missed among us.

Please keep his wife, Marla, and their family and friends in your prayers. Services are pending.

Read Pastor Kleckner's letter for additional information and comfort from the Lord's Word

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Mount Olive Lutheran Church is a vibrant group of people who love Jesus, one another, and the community we serve. As a local church we are a community of everyday people, seeking to embrace our cities and nations with the love, hope and goodness of our compassionate and faithful God.

Regardless of who you are or where life has taken you thus far, you are more than welcome here.