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Mildred Gertrude Draskovich

December 23, 1919August 5, 2019

Mildred Draskovich, 99, Independence Missouri, died Monday August 5th 2019 at St Mary’s Village in Blue Springs.

A memorial visitation, Rosary, and Mass are planned for Friday August 9th at 10:00 am at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church, 10017 E 36th Terrace S, Independence, MO 64052.

Mildred was born December 23, 1919 in Lexington, MO to Ernest L. and Gertrude I. (Fanolio) Shull. She was one of eleven children, having 5 sisters and 5 brothers. She was a waitress at the Golden Ox for over 20 years. She was a member of VFW Post 1000. Mildred was a devout Catholic and member of Nativity of Mary Catholic Church for most of her life.

Mildred is survived by her sons, Gary Draskovich and wife Vicki; Petey Draskovich and fiancé Karen; granddaughters Jacki Draskovich; Bobbi Thomas and husband Aaron; five great grandchildren, Dalonn Groves, Myel White, Jordan Thomas, Blake Thomas and Cooper White; and many nieces and nephews. She was proceeded in death by her husband of 53 years Mike Draskovich, brothers E.L., John, George, Herb and Bill Shull; sisters Katherine Barber, Marge Costigan, Marion Costigan, Virginia Kruse and Eleanor Motes.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made in her name to Nativity of Mary Catholic Church.


  • Visitation Friday, August 9, 2019
  • Rosary Friday, August 9, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, August 9, 2019


Mildred Gertrude Draskovich

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