|Birth: ||Apr. 20, 1911|
|Death: ||Feb. 11, 1981|
South Dakota, USA
LOIS P4 DRAKE (EDGAR3, WILLIAM LARASON2, SAMUEL1), the daughter of EDGAR DRAKE and JENNIE MAUDE KLINGENSMITH, was born April 20, 1911 in Wamego, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, and died February 11, 1981 in Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota.
She married (1) WALTER WARD JOHNS 1927 in Alma, Wabaunsee County, Kansas. He was born March 20, 1906 in Kansas, and died March 17, 1966 in Kansas.
The child of LOIS DRAKE and WALTER JOHNS is NORA L JOHNS, born in 1928 in Kansas.
She married (2) WILLIAM J KNIPP. He was born July 16, 1908 in Kansas, and died August 03, 1994 in Westmoreland, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.
Onaga Herald, February 19, 1981
Services Monday for Former Area Resident
Services were at 2 p.m. Monday at Stewart Funeral Home in Wamego for Mrs. Lois Drake Knipp, 69, Rapid City, S. D., formerly of Wamego. She died Feb. 11 at Rapid City.
She was born April 20, 1911, at Wamego, the daughter of Edgar and Maude Drake. She spent most of her life in Wamego.
She was married to Walter W. Johns in 1927 at Alma. He preceded her in death. She later was married to William Knipp.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Norma Lee Morton, Fairburn, S. D.; a sister, Mrs. Helen Ault, Topeka; a brother, Malcolm Drake, Wamego; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren,
Burial was in Wamego City Cemetery.
Source: Kansas Historical Society,
Microfilm Roll O1116
Edgar Drake (1868 - 1962)
Jennie Maude Klingensmith Drake (1874 - 1943)
Walter Ward Johns (1906 - 1966)*
Helen Mary Drake Ault (1896 - 1988)*
Lois P Drake Knipp (1911 - 1981)
Malcolm Klingensmith Drake (1914 - 1992)*
Wamego City Cemetery
Created by: DeCody Brad Marble
Record added: Feb 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48826883