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Merle E. Dake


 

MERLE E. DAKE

 

AGE: 91

ADDRESS: Country Gardens Assisted Living, Medford; A former Town of Chelsea resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 8:03 AM Thursday, October 3 at Country Gardens Assisted Living, Medford where she had resided for the past 18 months most recently under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care Hospice of Wausau

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 9 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey

OFFICIATING: Rev. Randal Jeppesen

INTERMENT: Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Whittlesey

VISITATION: 9:30 AM until the time of services at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, October 9 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 19, 1922 at the Town of Medford

EDUCATION: Medford area schools

MARRIAGE: November 6, 1948 in Dubuque, Iowa to Lester E. Dake and he preceded her in death April 18, 2012

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Moved to Belvidere, IL in 1966 and worked for G.T.E. until retirement in 1984. Moved to the Town of Chelsea in 1984 and resided there until entering Country Gardens in Medford. She worked most of her life as a housewife and mother. She enjoyed reading, knitting, gardening, flowers, canning, crafts and feeding the birds.

MEMBER OF: Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Michael (Judy) Thompson of Medford, Gale (Mary) Dake of Mc Loud, OK, Sharon (Joe) Hodge of Machesney Park, IL
5 grandchildren – Randall Brosious, Frances Lairson, Lester Dake, Susan & Lori Thompson and several great-grandchildren

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Charlie (Delores) Thompson of Menomonee Falls, WI

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brothers – Holger, Kenneth & Martin Thompson

DECEASED FATHER: Howard Thompson DECEASED MOTHER: Dagmar Ottosen

PALLBEARERS: Kris Davis, Lester “Lessie” Dake, Frances Lairson, Tharold “Tig” Lairson, Randall Brosious, Lori Thompson

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in her name to Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey
-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com 

     

 



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