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Orra George Drake
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1907
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 2003
Midland County
Michigan, USA

Orra-9 George was the son of Mary-8 Fairchild and her husband Charles J. [T.] Drake.

DRAKE siblings: None.

Orra married 1) Mildred Frazee (9/30/1906-4/1983).

2 DRAKE children:

1. Diane Kay Drake (1933-2014); m. John Jay Rix B-1933.
...2 RIX children:
...1. Glenn Rix of Austin, TX; m. Betsy (_).
...2. David Rix of Hartford, WI/Portland, OR; m. Diane Peters.
......3 RIX children: Jonathan Rix of Marietta, GA and Jillian and Lara Rix of Portland, OR.

4. Larry Drake (1942-1979).

Orra married 2) Pauline Roberts after 1983.

"DRAKE--Mr. Orra George Drake, aged 95, of Midland formerly of Grand Rapids, died February 23, 2003.

"Surviving are his beloved wife Pauline Roberts Drake of Midland, his daughter Diane (John) Rix of Hartford, WI; two grandchildren, Dr. Glenn (Betsy) Rix of Marietta, GA, and David (Diane Peters) of Portland, OR; great-grandchildren Jonathan Rix of Marietta, GA and Jillian and Lara Rix of Portland, OR.

"Preceding him in death was his first wife Mildred (Frazee) Drake and his son, Larry C. Drake.

"Orra was a graduate of South High School and Davenport Business College. He was employed by Herpolsheimers for 32 years before transferring to Jordan Marsh in Miami, FL. At his retirement he was Executive VP of Operations and Control for all the Jordan Marsh stores in Florida.

"Orra served as a Lieutenant in the Navy during World War II and was a trustee and charter member of Mayflower Congregational Church.

"... Interment in the Alaska Cemetery."

1910 Wyoming, Kent, MI:
Charles J. Drake M 34y Michigan
Mary Drake F 32y Michigan
-->SON Ira George Drake M 3y Michigan [Orra]

1920 Kent Co., MI:
Charles C. Drake M 44y Michigan
Mary Drake F 42y Michigan
SON Ora G. Drake M 12y Michigan [Orra]

1930 Grand Rapids, Kent, MI:
Head Charles J. Drake M 54 Michigan
Wife Mary V. Drake F 52 Michigan
Son Orra G. Drake M 23 Michian

1940 Pontiac, Oakland, MI:
Head Orra Drake M 32 Michigan
Wife Mildred Drake F 33 Michigan
Daughter Diane Drake F 7 Michigan
WARNER Lineage: Orra-10 George Drake, Mary-9 Vivian (Fairchild) Drake, Horace-8 R. Fairchild, Mary-7 (Warner) Fairchild, David-6 Calvin Warner Jr., David-5 Calvin Warner Sr., Jesse-4 Warner Sr., Samuel-3 Warner Sr., Daniel-2 Warner Sr., Andrew-1 WARNER, an Englishman who sailed with his wife and several children to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1632-33 from Broad Oak, Essex, England.
Census search: Fraya Weiss, 2013, 2014.
Research: Mary E. Warner, 2011, 2013, 2015. 
Family links: 
  Charles Taylor Drake (1874 - 1966)
  Mary Vivian Fairchild Drake (1878 - 1964)
  Mildred Frazee Drake (1906 - 1983)
  Diane Kay Drake Rix (1933 - 2014)*
  Larry Drake (1942 - 1979)*
*Calculated relationship
Alaska Cemetery
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: Mary E. Warner
Originally Created by: Kevin & Georgetta
Record added: Apr 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67849579
Orra George Drake
Added by: Mary E. Warner
Orra George Drake
Added by: Kevin & Georgetta
Orra George Drake
Added by: Kevin & Georgetta
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- Mary E. Warner
 Added: Nov. 24, 2011

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