It is with extreme sadness the family of Michael Charles Dake, 48, announces his passing on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, of cancer at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. A visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 21, with a memorial service following at 8:30 p.m. at Memorial Services of Iowa, 4208 N. Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny.
Mike was born Feb. 22, 1969, in Independence, Iowa, to Larry and Anne (Lynch) Dake. He graduated from Vinton High School in 1987 and obtained his bachelor's degree from the University of South Dakota. He was a longtime car salesman for Dave Ostrem Imports, European Motor Cars and Stew Hansen Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram.
He is survived by his grandmother, Delores Lynch of Independence; his father and mother, Larry and Anne of Vinton; son, Tanner; and daughter, Keely of Ankeny; and son, Garrison of Minnesota; brother Jeff of Atkins; sisters, Lori (Thess) Harris of Cedar Rapids and Teresa Lazenby of Van Horne; and many nieces and nephews.
Mike was preceded in death by his grandparents, Clem Lynch and Harold and Erma Dake; and a brother-in-law, Bill Lazenby.