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Mary Edith Sarber Drake
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Birth: 1902
Death: 1983

"Edith" Mary Edith Sarber Drake Hoover Drake, daughter of "Menno" Josiah Menno Sarber & his wife Ida P Anderson Sarber

1st married 1920 Samuel Ray Drake, son of "Benjamin" William Benjamin Drake & his wife Cora Cripe Drake

Children
Paul Drake b 1921
Dorothy Drake Maust Kulp b 1928

Edith 2nd married 1930 Amos Hoover, son of Abraham Hoover & his wife Amanda Metzler Hoover.
Amos 1st married 1908 Lovina Roose Hoover, daughter of Henry Roose & his wife Catharine Miller Roose

Children of Amos & Lovina
1 Edith Hoover Huber b 1911
2 Gladys Hoover Detwiler b 1918
3 Charles E Hoover b 1922
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Funeral services were held at 10 am Tuesday at the Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren for (Mary) Edith Drake, 81, 104 S Washington St, who died at 10:45 am Friday, April 8, in Valdosta, Ga, where she was enroute to Wakarusa from her winter home in Sebring, Fla. Death was caused by an apparent heart attack. She had not been ill.

Born Jan 20, 1902, near Bourbon, she was the daughter of Josiah Menno and Ida Pearl (Anderson) Sarber.

She married Samuel Drake on April 4, 1920 and he died March 19, 1928.

She married Amos Hoover in August, 1920, and he died Sept 30, 1967.

She married Nathanial Drake Aug 9, 1968 and he died Oct 4, 1975.

Survivors include: one daughter, Mrs Edward (Dorothy) Maust of Sebring, Fla; two stepdaughters, Mrs Frank (Edith) Huber of Goshen and Mrs Chester (Gladys) Detwiler of Nappanee; one step-son, Charles Hoover of Goshen; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; 18 step-great-grandchildren;

four brothers, Elias Sarber of Wakarusa, Charles Sarber of Plymouth, W Adam Sarber of Fillmore and M Dale Sarber of Fort Wayne, and five sisters, Mrs Della Baker of Mill Creek, Mrs Harold (Alice) Cline of Bremen, Mrs Elmer (Ruth) Leiter of Rensselaer, Mrs Esther Holdeman of Plymouth and Mrs Delbert (Deloris) Senff of Bourbon.

A son, Paul Drake, and a stepson, Floyd Drake, preceded her in death.

The Rev John Groth officiated at the services with burial following in Bremen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Yellow Creek church of the Brethren of which she was a member.

Lienhart Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Wakarusa Tribune
13 April 1983 
 
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 Parents:
  Josiah Menno Sarber (1877 - 1950)
  Ida Pearl Anderson Sarber (1879 - 1928)
 
 Spouses:
  Samuel R Drake (1897 - 1928)
  Amos F Hoover (1883 - 1965)
  N Nathaniel Drake (1895 - 1975)
 
 Children:
  Paul Drake (1921 - 1938)*
  Dorothy P. Maust Drake Kulp (1928 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Johnie Sarber (1898 - 1900)*
  Charles E. Sarber (1899 - 1990)*
  Mary Edith Sarber Drake (1902 - 1983)
  Mabel F Sarber (1906 - 1906)*
  Orpha Ines Sarber (1907 - 1908)*
  William Adam Sarber (1910 - 1998)*
  Alice E Sarber Cline (1911 - 1984)*
  Elias M Sarber (1913 - 2006)*
  Ruth Irene Leiter (1915 - 1988)*
  Esther E. Sarber Holdeman (1918 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bremen Municipal Cemetery
Bremen
Marshall County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Linda K
Record added: Dec 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82187051
Mary Edith <i>Sarber</i> Drake
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Mary Edith <i>Sarber</i> Drake
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