Karen S. Drake

Karen S. Drake, 62, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020, at La Porte Hospital.


She was born June 3, 1958, in La Porte, Indiana, the daughter of Daniel and Jo Carolyn (Gower) Drake.


Karen was a lifelong resident of La Porte, and a member of the Agape Church here. Most recently a customer service representative for Kohl's, she was also the owner of HairForce Salon for 10 years. Karen enjoyed gardening and loved taking pictures. Her true love in life was her family, especially her nieces and nephews. 


Preceded in death by her mother on August 1, 2013, Karen is survived by her father Daniel Drake of  La Porte; her sister, Pam (Bobby) Schoch of Rolling Praire; brother, Danny (Angie) Drake of La Porte; aunts, Mary Kay Barkow and Dortha Sue Gower both of La Porte; her beloved nieces and nephews, Ashley (Matt) Nelson of La Porte, Lindsey Schoch of Knox, Kyle Schoch of La Porte, Sarah Drake of La Porte, Taylor Drake of La Porte, Josh (Emily) Kayser of La Porte,  Zach (Taneesha) Kayser of Texas, Andrew Kayser of La Porte, and several great-nieces and nephews. 


Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN. A visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to noon Thursday, August 6  at the Agape Christian Church, 16011 "I" Street, La Porte, IN.  A life celebration will be held at 12 NOON at the church with Ben Crostreet, officiating.  Interment will follow at the Pine Lake Cemetery. 


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family in care of Haverstock Funeral Home 602 Maple Ave. La Porte, IN 46350.


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