Drake, John Edward

Name: Drake, John Edward
Burial Date: 1991, 08/23
Age at Death: 74
Plot Location: 814 C
Notes: husband of Helen M(Hill)

War: WW2        S Sgt., US Army 

JOHN E. DRAKE

John E. Drake, a resident of Hutchinson since 1988, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 1991, at Hutchinson Hospital. He was born July 11, 1917, in Walnut Township in Reno County to Edward F. and Anna Royer Drake.

He was a retired motel manager and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He married Helen Hill at Hutchinson on Nov. 15, 1941.

Survivors include his wife, Helen, of the home and one sister, Thelma Groth, Hutchinson, formerly of Sterling.

A graveside service was held at the Sterling Community Cemetery Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Brooks officiating. Porter and Sillin Funeral Home, Sterling, was in charge of arrangements. Memorials to Hospice of Reno County are suggested and may be sent to the funeral home.

Birth: Jul. 11, 1917
Death: Aug. 20, 1991

Family links:
Parents:
Edward Foraker Drake (1885 – 1968)
Anna Barbara Royer Drake (1887 – 1950)

Spouse:
Helen M Hill Drake (1917 – 1993)

Sibling:
Thelma Elnora Drake Groth (1908 – 2007)*
John Edward Drake (1917 – 1991)

*Calculated relationship

Inscription:
S SGT US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

Burial:
Sterling Cemetery
Sterling
Rice County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 814A
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Record added: Mar 29, 2012
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