Donna Marie (Priess) Drake was born December 3, 1938 to Theodore and Norma Priess in Emerald, NE. She entered her heavenly home June 10, 2021 at the age of 82.
She was confirmed on May 4, 1952 at the Lutheran Church in Aurora, NE and on May 24, 1956, graduated from Aurora High School.
She was united in marriage to Morris Drake on March 17, 1962 and of this marriage together, they had four Children. Donna served as cook at Trinity Lutheran School and Lincoln Lutheran Junior High, and worked as microfilmer for the Dept. of Revenue.
She is survived by her son, Scott (Lori) Drake, Lincoln; daughters, Laurie Plympton, Henderson, NV; Mary (Mike) Barker, Las Vegas, NV; son in-law, Les Hornung, Bradshaw, NE; grandchildren, Michael (Katherine) Drake, Allea (Richard) Walters, Emma (Christian) Garland, Jeffrey (Katie) Hornung, Joshua Hornung, and Miranda Hornung; great grandchildren, Jaxon Walters, Skylar Walters, Andrew Garland, Adley Drake, and Christopher Garland. Sisters, Valera Otte, Norma Sronce, and Carol Kratochvil; brother-in-Law, Warren Drake, sister in-Law, Rona Taylor.
Preceded in death by husband, Morris; daughter, Joan; granddaughter, Shannon; son in-Law, Steve Plympton; parents; brothers-in-law, LeRoy Kratochvil, Dwayne Otte, Don Sronce, Roland Drake, Dick Hultgrien, Stan Spier, and Bruce Taylor; sisters-in-law, Kathleen Spier, Carol Hultgrien, Loretta Drake; and niece, Linnea Bolker.
Visitation 5:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, June 14, 2021 at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th Street, Lincoln, NE
Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 724 S. 12th Street, Lincoln, NE
Burial at Lincoln Memorial Park.
Memorials to LPS Foundation c/o Shannon Drake Memorial Scholarship or Trinity Lutheran Church.