Irma Mae Drahos
Irma Mae Drahos, 91, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018, at Manorcare, Cedar Rapids.
A funeral service will be held noon Friday, July 13, 2018, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 520 Wilson Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial at Campbell Cemetery in Bertram, Iowa, followed by a Celebration of Life at Moose Lodge, 1820 W. Post Rd. SW, Cedar Rapids.
Irma was born Nov. 7, 1926, in Ely, Iowa, to Rudolph and Libby (Suchomel) Lnenicka. She married Stanley John Drahos, her childhood sweetheart, on April 6, 1948, in Cedar Rapids. She retired from Collins Radio in 1983 after working there more than 30 years. She was a lifelong member of St. Wenceslaus Church and a member of the Moose Lodge.
Irma loved to cook for her family, enjoyed trout fishing and going to an annual Cubs game at Wrigley Field. She also enjoyed dancing, camping and the company of many friends and family.
Irma is survived by her son, Don (Ann) Drahos of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Damon (Elizabeth) Drahos of Palatine, Ill., and Megan (Jonathan) Hoffman of Avon, Conn.; great-granddaughters, Brooklyn and Emery Drahos of Palatine, Ill., and Genevieve Hoffman of Avon Conn., and great-grandson, Nathaniel Hoffman of Avon, Conn. She also is survived by her brother, Albert Lnenicka; and sister, Joanne Dinken.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Rudolph and Libby Lnenicka; husband, Stanley Drahos; and sisters, Alice Bell and Helen McElhinney.
Memorials may be made to the family.
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