Theodore T. “Ted” Drake, age 82, of Beaver Dam, died Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam.
Visitation for Ted will be at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church in Beaver Dam on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 10:00 am to 10:50 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at church at 11:00 am with Fr. Mike Erwin officiating. Burial will be at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove.
Theodore was born on August 3, 1938 in Shawano County Wisconsin to the late Matthew and Margaret (Yellish) Drake. After high school, Ted attended vocational school in Minnesota. He also served in both the United States Army and the United States Air Force. On February 26, 1972, he was united in marriage with VirJane Wolters in Little Falls, MN. She preceded Ted in death in 1992. Ted work as a custodian for 28 years, mostly in Little Falls and was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Beaver Dam.
Survivors include his brother, Wayne Drake of Beaver Dam; his niece, Heather Drake; his nephew, Troy Drake; other relatives and friends. Ted was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a brother, Ronald; a sister-in-law, Beverly Drake; and an infant nephew, Wayne Matthew Drake.
The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences or for other information, please visit our website at www.KoepsellFH.com.