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Leslie Dale Draeger

June 14, 1947 - May 5, 2014
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DRAEGER, Leslie Dale, 66, of Beavercreek, Ohio, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2014, after a long battle with cancer, at Hospice of Dayton with family and friends by her side and in her heart. She was born on June 14, 1947, the daughter of Harold and Ethel Bechert. A dedicated mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, Leslie was known by all as trustworthy, loving, loyal and reliable. Known as an inspiring civic and community leader, among many other charitable and civic endeavors, Leslie raised over $500,000.00 for and served the Beavercreek community in countless ways. Leslie had a long...
DRAEGER, Leslie Dale, 66, of Beavercreek, Ohio, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2014, after a long battle with cancer, at Hospice of Dayton with family and friends by her side and in her heart. She was born on June 14, 1947, the daughter of Harold and Ethel Bechert. A dedicated mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, Leslie was known by all as trustworthy, loving, loyal and reliable. Known as an inspiring civic and community leader, among many other charitable and civic endeavors, Leslie raised over $500,000.00 for and served the Beavercreek community in countless ways. Leslie had a long and successful career in the real estate industry, retiring in 2013 from Prudential after 30 years. Leslie was predeceased by her parents, Harold and Ethel Bechert (who epitomized the "greatest generation") and is survived by her loving husband Richard Draeger; her son Jeff Draeger; her son and daughter-in-law Scot and Michelle Draeger; her granddaughters Sofia Abigail Draeger and Ava Simone Draeger; her brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Pamela Bechert; her nephews and nieces Chad and Daniel Bechert, and Jamie and Rustin Smith, and her great nieces Casey, Megan, Emily Bechert and Taylor Smith. She is also survived by her brother-in-law and sister-in-law George and Diane Draeger and their family. She also leaves behind countless close friends. Personal respects may be made on Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 4-8pm at TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME at 3970 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek. Flowers may be sent to that location or contributions may be made to in her honor. www.stjude.org/donate. A public service will also be held at Tobias Funeral Home at 10am Friday, May 9, 2014. Burial will follow immediately thereafter at David's Cemetery in Kettering. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.

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