|Printed in Pilot-Tribune, October 31, 2006|
ROBERT E. DRAKE, 58
Funeral services for former Fort Calhoun resident Robert Earl Drake, 58, of Omaha, were held Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Omaha. Interment was in Hillcrest Cemetery in Omaha.
Mr. Drake was a longtime member of the Insulators Local No. 39, and was a Vietnam veteran.
He is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Amanda Drake and Tiffani and Kelly Connell; son and daughter-in –law, Anthony and Tammy Drake; sisters and brother-in-law, Jennifer Mitchell and Jeanine and David Winslow; four granddaughters; five nephews; many cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Genevieve Drake and a grandson, Dustin R. Grable.
~~~Obituary courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Association; newspaper clippings on file at the Public Library, Blair, Nebraska ~~~