Florence Drum

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

ST. MARY, Mo. -- Florence Mathilda Drum, 90, of St. Mary died Saturday, May 29, 2010, at the home of her daughter in St. Mary.

She was born March 27, 1920, at Old Appleton, Mo., a daughter to Oscar and Helen Meyer Dambach. She was married Dec. 19, 1959, to Elbert L. Drum. He died March 29, 2003.

Florence attended Apple Creek Catholic School. She was a custodian at Oak Ridge Schools and was a member of New Salem United Methodist Church in Daisy.

Florence is survived by a daughter, Candace Drum of St. Mary; four sisters, Lillian Brune and Frances Krauss, both of Perryville, Dorothy Obendorfer of St. Louis and Mary Haertling of McMinnville, Ore.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and Elliot; and a sister, Leona.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at New Salem United Methodist Church in Daisy.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church, with the Rev. Douglas McClellan officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Arrangements by Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home of Jackson.