Mildred E. Johnson Drake Baxter


Mildred E. Johnson Drake Baxter, 97, of Indianapolis, entered into eternal rest on October 20, 2017. She was born on May 4, 1920 to the late Otto F. and Clara Johnson.

Mildred was a member of Moose Lodge # 17 Chapter 11, Beech Grove Eagles Auxiliary # 4166. She retired from Merchant’s National Bank after 25 years of service.

Mildred enjoyed spending time with her family, playing bingo, dancing, and playing cards.

Mildred is survived by her loving daughters, Becky J. (Kevin) Horn and Betty L. (Kenny) Scharfe; two grandchildren, Joshua Horn and Jessica Horn Tomak.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, John R. Drake and second husband, Ora M. Baxter; three siblings, Louise Nelson, Ruth C. Carson and Richard O. Johnson.

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Avenue and from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service at church. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017 at Concordia Lutheran Church, 305 Howard Road, Greenwood, Indiana. She will be laid to rest in Concordia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Concordia Lutheran Church or American Diabetes Association.

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