Drake, Anne M. age 82, of Eden Prairie, MN and Scottsdale, AZ passed away May 17th, 2013. Born March 4th, 1931 in St. Paul. Anne graduated from the University of Minnesota which lead to a long career in public relations. She had a passion for the fine arts and travel which she shared with her family and friends. She embraced life and lived it to its fullest. She will be truly missed. Preceded in death by loving husband Arnold P. Orloff; parents Richard and Mildred Drake; brothers Richard Drake Jr. and Gerald Drake. Survived by children, Gregory Olsen & Mary Watson, Carole Wheeler, and Kimberly & Todd McNurlin, Robin & Mark Wolff, Nadine Orloff, Steve & Barrie Orloff; grandchildren, Brittany Olsen, Christopher Wheeler, and Sophie & Sydney McNurlin, Jacqueline & Jordan Wolff, Samuel, Danielle & Noah Orloff; brother & sister-in-law, Ronald Drake and Nadene Carroll, and many nieces and nephews. Services at Christ Presbyterian Church, 6901 Normandale Rd, Edina, MN 55435 on Friday, May 24th at 2:00 pm. Fellowship to follow. Private family interment. Memorials preferred to be sent to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2400 3rd Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55404.
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.