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Ernest Randolph Drake
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1895
Plankinton
Aurora County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1950
Hand County
South Dakota, USA


Son of Oliver A. Drake and Edith B. Lamp. He married Mabel C. Linney 22 Jun 1918 in Plankinton.

Heart Attack Fatal To Ernest Drake, York Twp. Farmer

Ernest Randolph Drake, York township, died suddenly at his home Monday morning as the result of a heart attack. He was 54 years old.

Mr. Drake apparently in good health, had attended a family reunion the day before, and Monday morning took some farm machinery to the home of his nephew, W.H. Troth. Upon returning home, he complained of feeling very ill, and before help could be summoned, had passed away.

Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock from the Reck Mortuary, and were of the Sunbeam church. The re-conducted by Rev. Barrows, pastor mains were taken to Mr. Drake's former home at Plankington where services were conducted by the Masonic Lodge Wednesday afternoon.

(The above paragraph should read: Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock from the Reck Mortuary, and were conducted by Rev. Barrows, pastor. The remains were taken to Mr. Drake's former home at Plankington, where services were conducted by the Masonic Lodge Wednesday afternoon.)

Mr. Drake had been a resident of this county for the past five years. Surviving is his wife.

The Miller Press, Miller, Hand, South Dakota, Thursday, June 22, 1950, vol. 68 #35, p1 c7


 
 
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 Parents:
  Oliver Albertie Drake (1868 - 1900)
  Edith Belle Lamp Drake (1873 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Mabel C. Pinney Drake (1893 - ____)
 
 Sibling:
  Ernest Randolph Drake (1895 - 1950)
  Lloyd Drake (1913 - 1993)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Plankinton Cemetery
Plankinton
Aurora County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Rich Clingman
Record added: Sep 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41451526
Ernest Randolph Drake
Added by: Rich Clingman
 
Ernest Randolph Drake
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..distant relative..
- Brenda Drake
 Added: Jun. 14, 2014
 
 
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