Michael Charles Dake (1969 - 2017)

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ANKENY – Michael Charles Dake, 48, passed away on Wednesday April 12, 2017, of cancer at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. A visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m. April 21, with a memorial service following at 8:30 p.m. at Memorial Services of Iowa, 4208 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Mike was born Feb. 22, 1969 in Independence to Larry and Anne (Lynch) Dake. He graduated from Vinton High School in 1987 and obtained his bachelor's degree from the University of South Dakota. He was a long-time car salesman for Dave Ostrem Imports, European Motor Cars, and Stew Hansen Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram.
He is survived by his grandmother, Delores Lynch of Independence; his father and mother, Larry and Anne of Vinton; son, Tanner; daughter, Keely of Ankeny; son, Garrison of Minnesota; brother Jeff of Atkins; sisters: Lori (Thess) Harris of Cedar Rapids, and Teresa Lazenby of Van Horne; and may nieces and nephews.
Mike was preceded in death by his grandparents Clem Lynch, and Harold and Emma Dake; and a brother-in-law, Bill Lazenby.
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Memorial Services of Iowa
4208 North Ankeny Blvd.
Ankeny, IA 50023
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Apr. 25 to May 3, 2017