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Chester Heinrich Drawe
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Birth: May 10, 1911
La Grange
Lewis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 2000
Lewis County
Missouri, USA

Mr. Chester Heinrich Drawe, 89, of the Lewis County Nursing Home in Canton, formerly of LaGrange, died Tuesday, November 28, 2000, at the Lewis County Nursing Home. Born May 10, 1911, in LaGrange, he was the son of Henry and Louise Wolfmeyer Drawe. He married Tilda Jane Lewis on May 30, 1941 in St. Louis. She died October 6, 1987. Mr. Drawe was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in LaGrange. He was a well known builder in Northeast Missouri and Illinois. Through his career he built or participated in the construction of numerous well known facilities in the region including the Lock and Dams at Canton and Quincy, the original facilities at Ft. Leonard Wood during World War II, the banks at Lewistown, Ewing and Shelbina, the parsonage and parish hall at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in LaGrange, Barron's Restaurant and several commercial and industrial facilities in addition to numerous private residences in the two state area. Survivors include two sons: Stephen Drawe, Ellisville and Douglas Drawe, Abilene, Texas; three daughters, Marcia Holt, Clayton, Ill.; Mrs. Steven (Kathleen) Perry, Palmyra; and Cristine Purcell, Quincy, Ill.; eleven grandchildren, Paula Holt, Margaret East, Amy Holt, Dana Fox, Alana Kirkpatrick, Lauren Drawe, Morgan Drawe, Tim Perry, Jennifer Perry, Alissa Purcell and Chad Purcell; three great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by this parents, wife, and two sisters, Dorothy Merrell and Maurine McClellan. 
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  Tilda Jane Lewis Drawe (1914 - 1987)*
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Riverview Cemetery
La Grange
Lewis County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Lillie Riney
Record added: Apr 16, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6351994
Chester Heinrich Drawe
Added by: Mary Clarkson Turek
Chester Heinrich Drawe
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Rest in Peace
- Mary Clarkson Turek
 Added: Nov. 25, 2013

- Carolina Grave Hunter
 Added: Jun. 1, 2013
I miss you so much,, Paula
- Paula Holt
 Added: May. 19, 2011

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