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Mildred Drake

PRINCETON — Mildred "Loraine" Drake, 90, of Princeton passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in Zearing.

Born June 7, 1922, in Stafford, Va., to William Strother and Rosa (Baber) Shackleford, she married Donald E. Drake Feb. 3, 1949, in Virginia. He died in 2002.

She graduated from high school in Virginia. She was a homemaker and farm wife.

Surviving are three children, James Edward (Terrie) Drake of Princeton, Barbara Jean Borys of Princeton and Karen Sue (Steve) James of Salem, Wis.; nine grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, one granddaughter and six siblings.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be directed to the family for charitable disbursement.

The Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton is in charge of arrangements.

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