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Louise Marie (Lemmon) Drake

Born: Sun., May 2, 1954
Died: Mon., Aug. 10, 2020


Funeral Service

Sat., Aug. 22, 2020


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Florence - Marie Drake, 66, passed away at her home in Florence, MT on Sunday, August 9th, 2020. She was born in Newhall, CA, on May 2nd, 1954, the daughter of William Lemmon and the late Louise Lemmon (Davis). Marie was raised with a younger brother, Michael, and three older sisters; Judy, Carrol and Marsha. She spent the early part of her life in Newhall and Big Pine, California, where she attended high school and graduated in 1972. In 1974, Marie married the late Philip Drake. Together, they moved from California to Richfield, Utah, where they had two children, Matthew and Jennie. Over the years, the family moved from Utah to Colorado, and eventually Montana. After the passing of Marie’s first husband, she married Gregory Zinke in 2009. Together they were parents to many children and grandchildren. Marie is survived by her father, brothers and sisters, three children, and numerous friends and loved ones that mourn her passing. A private memorial service will be held Saturday, August 22nd. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.whitesittfuneralhome.com.

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Lois Horsens
   Posted Tue August 18, 2020
Marie was such a sweet, kind, wonderful lady. She will surely be missed. Please give my love and a special hug to Maeson. You were all in my thoughts and prayers. Lois Horsens. (Maeson would know me as Gramma Lois)

Connie & Dave Ibey
   Posted Thu August 20, 2020
Marie was such a wonderful friend to both of us. She never complained about her health issues. Even when I would ask her how she was, all was ok with her. She always was such a good listener for anything I had troubling me. And always had a good piece of advice that I will so miss. Will miss her until we meet again.

lois j schreckendgust
   Posted Fri August 21, 2020
To the family of Marie Drake: I'm so very sorry to read of the passing of Marie. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Mary Porter
   Posted Fri August 28, 2020
Marie was the definition of Friendship.. Unselfish, generous with her time and her spirit. She always wanted to know about 'You... What's going on with you?" Encouraging and upbeat no matter what was going on in her life at the time. She was a 'drop everything for you' kind of friend. She said to me often: "We will get through this. We can do this." It was her mantra, and now its mine. Every time I say it or think it, I will think of her. I'll always be grateful for her lessons to me.
Thoughts and prayers are with Matt, Jennie, and Maeson. Loved your Mom a whole lot.

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