Thursday, July 29, 2010

OBITUARY: Donald Floyd Drake

Donald Floyd Drake
(July 31, 1922-July 21, 2010)

Donald Floyd Drake, 87, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2010 in Truth or Consequences, NM. Donald was born on July 31, 1922 to Clarence Floyd and Mildred (Lamoreaux) Drake in Fredonia, KS.
He is survived by his son, Clarence “Buddy” Drake of San Antonio, NM; daughters, Vicki Leis and husband, Ron of Garden Plain, KS; Judy Kiechlin and husband, Kevin of Colorado Springs, CO; and Shari Drake of San Antonio, NM; step-sons, Steve Brannan of Eunice, NM; Joe Dean Brannan of Florida; and Rick Brannan of Aztec, NM; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Donald was a resident of San Antonio since 1967, after moving from Belen, NM. He was an avid gardrner and loved the outdoors. Donald was a proud Veteran of WWII, serving with the US Army Air Corps.
Donald was preceded in death by his wife, Jo M. Drake, May of 2008 and a daughter, Donna Frary, July of 2008. A Memorial Service will be on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Daniels Family Funeral Services Chapel with Mr. Steve Brannan officiating. The family has requested that any memorial contributions be made to the New Mexico State Veterans Home, 992 S. Broadway, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901.
Those who wish to send condolences may do so at Services have been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield, Socorro, NM 87801, (575) 835-1530

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