Lisa Anne Drake, 52, of Marshall, IL passed away on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, IN. Lisa was also born at Union Hospital, on April 24, 1968 to Edward and Linda (Johnson) Drake. Although never married, Lisa was engaged to Paul Luecke of Paxton, IL.
Lisa was part of the 1986 Marshall High School class. During her life, Lisa worked as a waitress, cook, and manager in the surrounding area. However, Lisa’s true calling in life was as a babysitter and surrogate mother to 46 children over the course her lifetime. Lisa was an avid reader, animal lover, and spent the latter years of her life stoking the fire of her curiosity by exploring the Internet, endlessly reading about all the people, places, and things that no one woman could experience in a single lifetime.
Lisa is survived by her fiancé Paul Luecke; her sons Jessy Shetler of Marshall, IL and Danny Hayes of Carbon, IN; sisters Rita (Roy) Galbreath of Diamond, IL and Maribeth (Tony) Negri of Katy, TX; nieces Jennifer Galbreath, Amanda Miller, and Nichole Wright; nephews Brian Galbreath, and Daniel Galbreath. Lisa was preceded in death by her parents; Harold Shetler, father of Jessy and Danny; sister Stephanie Asbury; and brother Robert Drake.
Informal memorial services will be held at a later date.
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