Drake, Wesley T. Obituary
Wesley T. Drake ABILENE — Wesley T. Drake, 83, Abilene, died Friday, March 10,1995, at Boone Retirement Center, Columbia, Mo. Mr. Drake was born Dec. 7, 1911, in the Willowdale community, Dickinson County. He was a former resident of rural Leoti and rural Talmage. He was a farmer and a member of First United Methodist Church, Abilene. His wife, Eileen, died in 1990. Survivors include two daughters, Patty Zschoche of Columbia, Mo., and Sandy Penney of Oklahoma City; two brothers, Albert of Salina and Durward of Abilene; four sisters, Burnice Bukowich of Glenwood Springs, Colo., Gladys Smith of Topeka, Ruby Schmidt of Onaga and Mildred Davis of Alexandria, Va.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home, Abilene, the Rev. J. Tal Tittsworth officiating. Burial will be in Prairiedale Cemetery, Talmage. Memorials may be made to United Methodist Church Memorial Fund. Visitation will be at the funeral home, 414 NW Third, Abilene 67410.