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Dorothy "Jackie" Drake

April 11, 1940 — October 20, 2021

Dorothy “Jackie” Lucille Drake passed away October 20, 2021 at the Marshfield Medical Center in Weston.

She was born April 11, 1940 to Alvin and Elma (Maki) Jensen in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dorothy graduated from South Shore High School in 1958 and enjoyed being a waitress at many restaurants around Wausau for her working career. Dorothy was honored to spend her life with her partner, Richard “Dick” Greguire, for over 31 years.

Dorothy enjoyed tinkering around the house and decorating her home. She was always walking to and from places, loved cooking for her friends and family, and enjoyed her time and friends at the Towers. She was a dedicated animal lover her entire life.

She is survived by her children, Kathleen (Brian) Heins, Debra Tomlinson, Dale Drake and Shelly Drake; 11 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and brother, Byron (Rose) Jensen.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; partner, Dick; great-grandchild, Logan; siblings, Donald Jensen and Clifford Jensen.

Graveside service will be Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 1:00pm at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Wausau. Helke Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery

1915 Grand Ave, Wausau, WI 54403

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