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Leora Meriel Draper

September 13, 1922 March 14, 2015
Leora Meriel Draper
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Obituary for Leora Meriel Draper

Leora Meriel Draper, age 92 of Oxford, passed away at her home on March 14, 2015 surrounded by family. She was born September 13, 1922 in Metamora, Michigan to Gus and Esther Eckel. She graduated from Metamora High School in 1940 as class Salutatorian. She married Wilford C. Draper on March 14, 1941. She was retired from the post office after 20 years of service.

Leora is survived by daughter Mary Osterman of Parker, Colorado and son James Draper of Oxford, Michigan; sisters Esther Graves of Hartland, Michigan and Myrtle Powell of Slocum, Alabama; 9 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Funeral from Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 39 W. Burdick, Oxford, MI, Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 1 PM with visitation beginning at 11 AM. Interment Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Oakwood. Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.


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