In Memory of




Obituary for Dale E. Drake

DRAKE, Dale E.
Hastings, formerly of Middleville

Dale E. Drake, age 81 of Hastings (formerly of Middleville), passed away on June 4, 2019 in Grand Rapids. Dale was born on January 19, 1938 in Kalamazoo. He retired from Bradford White after 32 years of service. In his spare time, Dale enjoyed woodworking projects. He was a great man that helped everyone in need. Dale will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Arbutus (Wheeler) Drake; daughter, Mellissa Drake; sons, Victor (Joyce) Drake, Russell (Stephenie) Drake, Bobby Drake; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; brothers and sisters; several nieces and nephews. A family get-together will will be held at a later date. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence for Dale’s family.