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Joan Elizabeth Drewel, 1938-2021

Joan Elizabeth Drewel of Lake Wales passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Winter Haven Hospital.

She was born August 27, 1938 in Zolfo Springs to the late Harold and Wistalone Licht; she moved to Lake Wales from Stone Mountain, Georgia in 1999. Joan was a retired controller for Edwards Pie Company and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lake Wales.

Joan is survived by her husband of 64 years, Don L. Drewel; daughter, Beverly Joan McVean (Scott) of Bozeman, Montana; son, Don Lee Drewel, Jr. (Josie) of Vero Beach; sister, Eunice Herko (Mike) of Florida; brother, Charles Scarborough (Daisy) of Florida; niece, Sher Doud (Chuck); great niece, Katey; great nephew, Josh; grandchildren, Dawn (Matt), Bree (Garet), Chase (Briana), Andie, Dillon (Sarah), Dakota (Sonora), Dalton, Zachary, Zeke, Zeb (Xochitl), Zandee, Zeth, Zane, Zaylee, Don Lee, and Deja; and great-grandchildren, Ryan, Avery, Ella, Penelope, Ezra, Zion, Savanah, Riley, Grace, and Jace.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 14, 2021 at First Baptist Church of Lake Wales.


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