top banner

Obituary Listings

D. Gary Drake

July 11, 1939 February 9, 2020
D. Gary Drake
There are condolences waiting approval on D.'s Tribute wall
Obituary for D. Gary Drake

D. Gary Drake, age 80 years, passed away surrounded by his family on February 9, 2020.

Gary was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. His family was his pride and joy and the greatest blessing of his life. He was born in Council Bluffs on July 11, 1939 to Durwood and Grace Drake. Gary graduated in 1957 from Abraham Lincoln High School. He was united in marriage to Patricia Burgess on April 19, 1958 and they enjoyed over 61 years of loving marriage. He worked for Iowa Power and Light-Mid American Energy for 37 years. Gary’s hobbies included golf, traveling and spending many winters in Arizona. He will be remembered for always helping friends and family and his fun loving sense of humor. His life will be celebrated by his devoted wife, Patricia, loving children, daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Tim Olderog and son David Drake. Also cherished grandsons, Ryan (Katie) Olderog and Tyler Olderog, very special great-grandson Colton Olderog. Also special brother, Bill (Betty) Burgess. Also cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of D. Gary Drake, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events

Recitation of the Rosary




6:00 PM 2/13/2020 6:00:00 PM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Followed by visitation until 8:00p.m.

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM 2/14/2020 11:00:00 AM
Corpus Christi-Queen of Apostles

3304 4th Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Followed by a luncheon all at Corpus Christi-Queen of Apostles Church. Family interment at Calvary Cemetery in Omaha.

Corpus Christi-Queen of Apostles
3304 4th Avenue Council Bluffs 51501 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

Omaha, NE

Omaha NE
United States

Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
D. Gary Drake

Thank you for sharing your
memory of D.

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.