Sandra Drake Obituary

Sandra K. Drake
Sandra K. Drake
Sandra K. Drake

January 18, 1941 - June 30, 2008
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Madrid, IA
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Sandra K. "Sandi" Drake, 67, a lifelong resident of Madrid, passed away on Monday, June 30, 2008, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 3, at Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Madrid. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, south of Madrid.
She was born on January 18, 1941 in Des Moines, Iowa to Robert Glen and Sarah Ann (Cavanaugh) Tesdahl. Sandi was a 1959 graduate of Madrid High School. She married David W. Drake on October 31, 1959, in Walnut, Iowa and they made their home in Madrid.
Sandi was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She worked at the hardware store, before selling Avon. She later worked for many years at the Fertilizer plant in Granger. In retirement, Sandi cared for her youngest granddaughter.
She is survived by her son, Greg Drake and his wife Sherry of Madrid; daughter, Joni Drake of Madrid; and three granddaughters, Natasha & Nadia Drake and Josi Shepherd all of Madrid. Sandi was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, David.
Visitation will be after 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, at the funeral home, where the family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice of Johnston.


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Sundberg - Kirkpatrick
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Wednesday, July 2, 2008
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Sundberg - Kirkpatrick Funeral Home
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Thursday, July 3, 2008
11:00 AM
Mt.Hope Cemetery
Madrid, IA US 50156
Thursday, July 3, 2008


Mercy Hospice Johnston
5820 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA 50131