- Kimberly A. Dion, 47, of Monticello, died July 22, 2017 in Presque Isle, after a brief but brave struggle with cancer. She was born April 6, 1970 in Houlton, the daughter of C. Wayne and Jane (Barnes) Drake.
She worked at Maine Brand Glove for 13 years and Houlton Walmart for 15 years. She enjoyed bowling, knitting, casino games, watching soap operas, swimming, going on vacations and spending time with her dad and family.
She is survived by her father, C. Wayne Drake and stepmother, Ruth, of Houlton; and stepgrandparents, Bill and Gladys Belyea; her best friend and beloved husband of 13 years, Ernie Dion of Monticello; mother-in-law, Millie Dion; two sisters, Karla and Roger Brewer, of Monticello and Erica and Dan Soucy of Houlton; two brothers, Jared and Morgan Drake of Houlton and Andrew Drake of Houlton; Gene Folsom, a special man who helped raise Kim; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and her pets Daisy, Willie, Tiger and Lucy. She was predeceased by her mother. Jane; her paternal grandparents. Hazen and Jean Drake; and maternal grandparents, Mike and Thelma Barnes.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water Street, Houlton, where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, with the Rev. Wayne Robertson officiating. Interment will be at Jewell Cemetery Monticello. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Houlton Humane Society, 263 Callaghan Rd., Houlton, ME 04730. For an online guest book and leave condolences, please visit www.bowersfuneral.com.
Published on  July 24, 2017