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Dorris May Drake

Dorris May Drake

Mar 25, 1918 - Mar 23, 2015
Dorris Drake, 96, of Riverton, died on Monday, March 23, 2015, at the Kindred Health Care-Wind River. A graveside service will held on Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:00 a.m., at Mountain View Cemetery. Pastor Mark Rader will officiate.

Dorris May Shepardson was born on September 13, 1918 in Gordon, NE to Arthur and Emma May (Schwick) Shepardson. She was one of thirteen children and grew up in Gordon. She was raised by her Aunt Mary. She graduated from High School in Clinton, NE.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Riverton, WY.

She married John Drake together they raised three boys. She lived in many communities of Fremont County including, Dubois, Riverton, Lander, Arapahoe, and Hudson.

Her family said that she enjoyed bowling, driving bus, raising her three boys, dancing, camping and coaching Jr. League Bowling.

She is survived by her sons, Marvin Drake and his wife, Joy, Dennis Drake and his wife, Marsha, and Jim and his companion, Tina Shaw, eleven grandchildren and numerous great and great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John; her parents, Arthur and Emma Shepardson; her daughter-in-law, Charlotte Drake, and all twelve of her siblings.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.