Emil A. Drapes, 86, 1548 Maria Drive, Stevens Point, died Wednesday, May 2, 2001, at the Portage County Health Care Center.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Peter Catholic Church. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday at the Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home. The St. Peter Holy Name Society and the Catholic Order of Foresters will combine with the general rosary at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Mr. Drapes was born April 21, 1915, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Edward and Antoinette (Grabarkewicz) Drapes. He attended St. Peter School.
He was married to Martha Glaza on June 19, 1937, at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Mill Creek.
After the marriage, they settled in Stevens Point.
He worked for Consolidated Papers Inc., Stevens Point Division, for more than 34 years.
He was a member of St. Peter Holy Name Society and Catholic Order of Foresters St. John’s Court 1807.
Survivors include his wife; four sons, Patrick (Karel), Greenfield, LeRoy (Shirley), Stevens Point, James (Dawn), Plover, and David (Beth), Shorewood; one daughter, Shirley (Bob) Krentz, Fort Atkinson; four sisters, Theresa (Tom) Raabe, Wisconsin Rapids, and Roseann (Richard) Schneeberg, Carol (Don) Pieczynski and Joan Zaborowski, all of Stevens Point; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.