Shelby  County  Indiana


Buchanan  Funeral  Home
Austin, Indiana
March 2014
          William R. Dake  80 passed away Friday March 21, 2014 in Kendred Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky.  William was born in Shelby County Indiana to  Jesse Maurice Dake and  Sarah (Entrekin) Dake  on March 25, 1933.  He married  Anna M. (Montgomery) Dake  on April 4, 1953.  She is surviving in Franklin, Indiana.
          Surviving are his children  Randall K. Dake (Kathy)  of Shelbyville, Indiana,  Ronald W. Dake (Susan)  of Taylorsville, Indiana,  Mary C. Dake-Whitner  of Clarksville, Indiana and  James M. Dake (Jerri)  of Shelbyville, Indiana.  He leaves behind 12 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren and his dog, Minnie Pearl.
          William was a Moral Township High School graduate class of 1951.  He then entered the US Navy and served on the USS Saratoga.  William received an Honorable Discharge on June 2, 1971, later retired from the US Navy on October 1, 1980.  William was also a Master Mason since 1984, receiving a 25 year honor.  William was a most honorable man, and a wonderful father and grandfather.
          William's visitation will be Monday March 24, 2014 from 4 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, Indiana.  A Masonic service will be held on Monday March 24, 2014 at 6:30 P.M. at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, Indiana.  Funeral services for William will be Monday March 24, 2014 at 7 P.M. at Buchanan Funeral Home, Austin, Indiana.  A graveside service will be held on Tuesday March 25, 2014 at Acton Cemetery, Acton Indiana, with full military honors.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

Shelbyville  News
September 27, 2001

M. Maxine Dake, 78, lifelong Shelbyville resident, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2001, at the home of her daughter.
Born Sept. 3, 1923, in Shelbyville, d/o  Ralph W. and  Hazel J. (Lambert) Knight.
Married  Walter Lee Dake  on Jan. 15, 1946; he preceded her in death Nov. 7, 1985.
Survivors include one son, Steve Dake  of Shelbyville; two daughters,  Mrs. Kenneth (Susie) Suiter  and  Georgia Lemasters, both of Shelbyville; nine grandchildren, Stephanie Russell,  Amy Beyer,  Kimberly (Suiter) Phelps,  Robin Collins,  Jennifer Ivie,  Christina (Dake) Jones,  Amanda Dake,  Jonathan Dake  and  Lori Lemasters; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one sister.
Attended Shelbyville High School.
Employed with Shelbyville Central Schools in the cafeteria.
Member of First Christian Church.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home, 232 W. Broadway St., with the Rev. Linda Allen-McKierran officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Shelby County, 114 S. Harrison St., Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

A  Shelby  County  Newspaper
1950's - 1960's
          Maurice Dake,  former Moral township resident, died Friday at St Luke's Hospital in Phoenix, Az.  He was the son of  James and Lucy Dake.  In 1922 he was married to  Sarah Entrekin,  who preceded in death in 1937.  In December, 1946, he married  Mrs Opal Fisher  who survives with four children,  Mrs Wilma Cornett,  Deadwood, SD;  Mrs June Brandman,  Des Moines, Ia;  Wendell Dake  of Phoenix and  William Dake,  stationed with the US Navy in Jacksonville, Fl; two step - children,  Mrs Eula Abel  of Phoenix and  Ernest Fisher  of Moral township. eight grandchildren; four step - grandchildren; one brother,  J Ben Dake  of near Acton and a sister,  Mrs Nina Schmitt  of near Pleasant View.  He was a member of the Sugar Creek Masonic Lodge #279, F and AM in Fairland and a member of the Creighton Christian Church in Phoenix. Funeral services and burial will be held in Phoenix with the Whitney and Murphy Funeral Home in charge.
Contributed by Marlena Linne

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, February 8, 1929
Page 6, column 3
          Mary Lavonne Dake, infant daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dake, of Fairland, died shortly after birth at two o'clock this morning.  Surviving besides the parents are the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Thurston  and  Mr. and Mrs. Ira Dake, all of Fairland.  Short funeral services were conducted at ten o'clock this morning with burial in the Fairland cemetery in charge of Charles M. Ewing.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, November 19, 1928
Body of David E. Dake Will
Be Brought to Home of
Sister in Acton.
          David E. Dake,  age seventy, a native of Shelby county, died Saturday at the home of a daughter in Greeley, Colorado.  Mr. Dake had gone to the daughter's home last September for the benefit of his health.
          He was a native of Moral township, and had lived in that township practically all of his life.  Mr. Dake had been a farmer by occupation.  He leaves three sons, three daughters, two brothers and three sisters.  The brothers and sisters are  R. A. Dake  of Fairland;  James H. Dake  of Moral township;  Mrs. Laura C. Mann  of New Palestine;  Mrs. Margaret Larrison  of Pleasant View; and  Miss Hattie Dake  of Acton.
          The body will be brought Tuesday to the home of Miss Hattie Dake of Action where funeral services will be [copy gets too dark to read].
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
August 25, 1921
          Mrs. Jean Dake, aged seventy-five years, well known woman of the Pleasant View community, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Gould, of that place Monday evening.  Death was caused from complication of diseases.  Mrs. Dake had been in failing health for some time, but her condition did not become serious until about one week ago.
          Mrs. Dake was born and reared in the community where she died.  She was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist church and for a number of years was one of the leaders in this church.  She was a good woman and leaves many friends to mourn her death.
          She is survived by the one daughter at whose home she died.
          Funeral services will be conducted at the Pleasant View Baptist church Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Burial will be made in the Pleasant View cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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