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Barbara Louise Drake


1924 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Barbara Louise Drake Obituary
BARBARA LOUISE DRAKE Born to Charles and Maie Ricker, in Riverside, on November 3, 1924, passed away on January 12, 2016. She graduated from Poly High School in 1942. Barbara married Herbert Drake in 1945. They made their home on Blaine Street, where they grew oranges and children. Barbara enjoyed gardening, singing with the church choir and Mission Belles. She was our perfect homemaker. She was preceded in death by husband Herb; her sister Charla and her grandson Nathan. She is survived by sons, Steve (Dena), David (Sharon), Tim (Wendy), Mike (Debbie); and daughter, Janice (Mike). Also survived by her brother Donald (Alice) Ricker; brothers- in-law, Daniel Fischer and Bud Drake; and sister-in-law Elaine Drake; 13 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. Barbara was a life long member of First Christian Church in Riverside where her funeral will be held at 10am, January 19, 2016. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Evergreen Memorial Fund or Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center.


Published in Press-Enterprise from Jan. 16 to Jan. 18, 2016
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