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DRAPER, Florence 1907-1979


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/3/2011 at 13:11:40

Services for Florence (Mrs. Fred) Draper, 71, of rural Eldora, who died Friday night at a Marshalltown hospital, were to be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Ivester Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Arlin Claassen officiating. Burial was planned at the Sheller Cemetery in rural Eldora. The Johnston Funeral Home of Conrad was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Draper was born May 3, 1907, in Palermo Township in Grundy County, the daughter of Elmer and Elise Holl Bockes. She was married in her parents' home on Dec. 28, 1932. She lived at rural Eldora all her life. Mrs. Draper was hospitalized last Sunday.

She was a member of the Ivester Church of the Brethren, and of the church Mother/Daughter Circle and Women's Fellowship.

Survivors include her husband, two sons, Dale L. of Mansfield, Ohio, and Glen E. of St. Charles, Iowa; four daughters, Helen (Mrs. Don) Price of Panora, Mary (Mrs. Don) Rhoads of Burkburnett, Texas, Lois Ann Draper of Des Moines, and Alice (Mrs. Raymond) Johnson of Des Moines; two sisters, Mae (Mrs. Clarence) Hogle of Conrad and Irma (Mrs. Lawrence) Hughes of Conrad; one brother, Arthur E. Bockes of Marshalltown; 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded by one son and one grandson.


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