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 Jean Elaine <I>McDonald</I> Drake

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Jean Elaine McDonald Drake

  • Birth 22 Dec 1916 Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA
  • Death 28 Jul 1997 Alameda, Alameda County, California, USA
  • Burial Mallory, Polk County, Minnesota, USA
  • Plot 26-5
  • Memorial ID 95037717

Jean Drake, 80, Alameda, Calif., formerly of East Grand Forks, MN, died July 28, 1997, in Alameda.

Jean E. McDonald was born Dec. 22, 1916, the daughter of Roy and Laura McDonald, in Grand Forks. She grew up in East Grand Forks and Grand Forks, graduating from Central High School.

She married Thomas J. Heaton in the early 1940's, in Grand Forks. They moved to California.

She married Richard E. Drake. They lived in Alameda. She worked at the Oakland SPCA for 27 years.

She is survived by sons, Gary Heaton and Tom Heaton jr., both of Alameda, and Kenneth Heaton, Reno, Nev.; daughters, Sharon Metz, Danville, Calif., Linda Wood, Pleasant Hill, Calif., and Robin Pontiff, New Orleans; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Roy J., Alexandria, Va.; and a sister, Mideyn Fontaine, Minot.

Services : 1 p.m. Saturday in Mendenhall Presbyterian Church, East Grand Forks.

Burial: Nisbet Cemetery, East Grand Forks.

Memorials are suggested to Mendenhall Presbyterian Church or Nisbet Cemetery Assoc. (Stennes, East Grand Forks).

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Siblings Half Siblings
Gravesite Details Buried with her mother and daughter in plot 26-5





  • Created by: Truman Bratteli
  • Added: 8 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 95037717
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Elaine McDonald Drake (22 Dec 1916–28 Jul 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 95037717, citing Nisbet Cemetery, Mallory, Polk County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Truman Bratteli (contributor 47361312) .