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James P. "Jim" Drake SANDUSKY: James P. "Jim" Drake, 61, of Sandusky, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, May 21, 20126, surrounded by his family at home after a brief battle with cancer. Born on January 9, 1955, in Fairborn, OH the son of Richard E. and Marilyn (Breno) Drake. Jim was a 1973 graduate of Dover High School, in Dover, OH and a 1978 graduate of The Ohio State University with a Degree in Psychology. Jim started his career in consumer finance, which brought him to the Sandusky area in 1987, with American General Finance. He later retired from H.T. Hackney. What did he LOVE... BOATING and FISHING and more BOATING and FISHING on Lake Erie and when that time of year came around, he always looked forward to going hunting. He enjoyed traveling and camping with his wife and family and, when he could, spending quality time at his place in Branford, FL on the Santa Fe River. Jim was also known to volunteer for the different functions that his daughters were involved with, such as working the lights for the Swan Club shows at the high school or even at the Briarcrest Swim Club. Jim was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #546, where he was past Grand Knight and he also was past president of the Home Association; and current member of the Fourth Degree; he was on the Board and past president of the Camp Fire Boys and Girls Club in Sandusky, and when he lived in Marion, OH, he was a member of and past president of the Jaycees and member of Easter Seals. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Marjorie J. "Marjie" (Schroeder) Drake, whom he married on September 4, 1976; two daughters, Jamie (Jason) Aken of Tallmadge and Sara Drake of Raleigh, NC; a granddaughter, Paisley Jane Aken; his mother, Marilyn Drake of Sandusky; two brothers, David (Pam) Drake of Marion and Robb (Jill) Drake of Seattle, WA; nieces and nephews. Jim was preceded in death by his father, Richard Drake, in 2008. At his request, cremation will take place. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, from 4-8 pm at the David F. Koch Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Jim on Wednesday morning, May 25, 2016, at 10 am at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 510 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky. Fr. Joe Steinbauer officiating. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: Make A Wish, 2545 Farmers Dr., Suite 300, Columbus, OH 43235 or to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 510 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870. Your memories or words of comfort may be expressed to Jim's family at davidfkoch.com .
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Published in the Marion Star on May 24, 2016
Drake, James P. "Jim"  
James P. "Jim" Drake SANDUSKY: James P. "Jim" Drake, 61, of Sandusky, formerly of Marion, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, May 21, 2016. David F. Koch Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in the Marion Star on May 23, 2016
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