Drake, Albert Q Obituary

The Salina Journal Salina, Kansas September 26, 1996 Page 5

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Drake, Albert Q Obituary - Albert Q. Drake was bom Oct. 1,1910, near...
Albert Q. Drake was bom Oct. 1,1910, near Talmage, Kan., the son of Denver Denton and Lou Edna Wallace Drake, and departed this life Aug. 28,1996, having attained the age of 85 years. He grew to manhood in the community of his birth and attended the Talmage schools. His life was dedicated to his love of farming. On Aug. 20, 1944, he was united in marriage with Rachel Funk in Abilene. They lived and fanned in the Talmage area, until moving to Abilene in 1967. He also worked as a carpenter. They have made their home in Salina since 1984. He was a veteran of World War II and served with the U.S. Army. A kind and friendly man, loving husband, father and grandfather, he is survived by his wife Rachel, of the home; one son, Frank Drake, and his wife Teresa, Salina; grandchildren, Marcia, Laura and Bryan, students at K.S.U., Manhattan; four sisters, Bernice Bukowich, Glenwood Springs, Colo., Gladys Smith, Topeka, Ruby Schmidt, Onaga and Mildred Davis, Alexandria, Va.; one brother, Durward Drake, Salina; and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Mark 1 Dunham and two brothers, Wesley Drake and John Drake. Funeral services were held at the Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home, Abilene, on Saturday, Aug. 31, 1996, at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Curtis Fulton officiating. Music was provided by Peggy Meuli at the organ and Doug Smart, who sang "My God and I". The congregation joined in singing "The Rugged Old Cross". Burial was at the Abilene Cemetery with military graveside services. Casketbearers were military personnel. I it * • i* »» if 11 »r 11 i» 11 i« • i H

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