Marvin Drake Obituary

Marvin D. Drake
Marvin D. Drake
Marvin D. Drake

April 15, 1911 - March 20, 2006
Born in Russell, IA
Resided in Clive, IA
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Marvin D. Drake, 94, died Monday, March 20, 2006 at Silvercrest at the Woodlands in Clive, where he had resided since September of 2003. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, March 23rd at Iles Funeral Homes Westover Chapel, followed by burial at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Marvin was born April 15, 1911 in Russell, Iowa, the son of James Franklin and Elizabeth Ellen (Webb) Drake. He received his B.A. degree from Drake University and was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. Marvin married Maedene McCormick on December 18, 1943 and they moved to Des Moines in 1951. He taught junior high in the Des Moines Schools for 25 years. He taught at Goodrell and Wilson Junior Highs, retiring in 1976.

Marvin had a passion for reading and exercise, and did both nearly every day.

Marvin is survived by his wife, Maedene; two sons; Dennis (Jackie) of Brooklyn, Iowa and David (Renee) of West Des Moines, Iowa; grandchildren, Jaxon, Daedrian, Justin and Michael; along with great- grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Clive Public Library.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, March 23, 2006
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Service
Westover Funeral Home
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PENDING, IA US PENDING
Thursday, March 23, 2006
1:00 PM
Cemetery
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Thursday, March 23, 2006

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Clive Public Library
1900 N.W. 114th Street
Clive, IA 50325