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Delma Louise Drake, age 91, of Bloomfield, passed away peacefully at 4:10 am on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Ketcham Memorial Center in Odon. She was born in Tulip, IN on October 14, 1926, the daughter of the late Ray Estel Harshman & Faughn Della (Blaker) Harshman.
Delma was a graduate of Bloomfield High School. She worked at Crane periodically for 27 years. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Solsberry and the Merry Jills group in Owensburg.
She is survived by her daughter, Rae Della Cravens of Bloomfield, IN; son, Larry (Patty) Drake of Plain City, OH; grandchildren, Robin Petoskey of Linton, Stacy Drake of Bloomfield, Amber Fellows of Spencer, Nathan Drake of Starkville, MS, Collin Drake of Springville, IN; step-grandchildren, Aaron VanHook, Chelsea Larson and Melissa VanHook, all of Columbus, OH, Hayden Petoskey, Harlie Petoskey and Kenny Petoskey, all of Linton; great-grandchildren, Case Wright, Rose Wright and Ellena Drake; Sister, Martha Sherrard of Indianapolis; Brother, Albert D. (Roseanna) Harshman of Worthington; former daughter-in-law, Debbie Drake of Owensburg and several beloved nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Kent Drake; brother, Russell R. Harshman, sister, Marjorie D. Shields and two young siblings.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton. There will be no services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Owensburg Cemetery in Delma's memory.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.welchcornett.com