"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Dennis Q. Drake

February 16, 1936--May 5, 2019

Dennis Q. Drake, age 83, passed away May 5, 2019. 

He was born in Council Bluffs on February 16, 1936 to the late Quinn and Madeline (Dewaele)

 Denny Drake retired from Iowa School for the Deaf after 39 years of teaching. He was active in motorsports and had his own excavating business. 

Denny is survived by his wife of 36 years, Marilyn Drake; children, Denise Fischer (Curt), D. Scott Drake (Lisa Minear), Dana Drake (Marti), DeAnn Drake; siblings, Judy Bailey (Jim) and Rita Daugherty (Pat); step-children, Laura Smith (Phil), Ellen Yeager (Chris McDonald), Daniel Olsen, Susan Laux (Rob), Anne Wise (Matt), Rachel Stolz (Frank); grandchildren, great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends. 

Visitation is 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 12th at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home, Council Bluffs, Iowa.  Funeral service is 11:00a.m. on Monday, May 13 at the funeral home. Interment is in the Grange Cemetery. The family will direct memorials.

 Thanks to Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home, Diane Tekippe and Elizabeth for the information.



Updated June 30, 2019