Photo and Journal of our mission to the San Jose Costa Rica Temple
Patricia Burk was born in San Francisco, California and grew up in Redwood City. She has lived in Provo and Midway, Utah; Homestead, Florida; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Cypress, Texas and Salem, Utah. She also lived in Montevideo, Uruguay; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; and Guatemala City, Guatemala while serving missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She received both a BA degree in Elementary Education and a Certification in Special Education from Brigham Young University and received a Texas certification to teach ESL. She taught Special Education at Antilles High School at Ft. Buchanan, Puerto Rico, and at Cy-Fair High School in Cypress, Texas. She has written several family history books including her personal history MY COLLECTION OF MEMORIES: BIRTH TO MARRIAGE 1949-1971. She is married to William A. Burk. They are the parents of 7 children, and have 35 grandchildren.