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Kenneth "Gene" Lake

Lake, Kenneth Eugene "Gene", age 89 of Germantown passed away October 22, 2020.  He was born in Germantown, OH to the late Charles and Viola (Anthony) Lake, graduated from Germantown High School class of 1949, was a US Army Veteran and a member of 1st Southern Baptist Church in Camden.  After serving in the Army, Gene opened and operated Gene's Drive In for over 10 years.  Gene primarily made a living by farming, he was a German Township Trustee for 24 years and 32nd Mason. Gene is survived by his wife Clara Nell (Cook) Lake, his son Randy (Sonia) Lake, daughter Jana (Bob) Sears, grandchildren Lindsay (Brandon) Lavine, Lauren (Allen Moore) Sears, Megan (Brad) Clifton, Kristen (Troy Fox) Lake, great grandchildren Jacob Lavine, Collin Clifton, Ezra Lavine, and Connor Clifton as well as numerous extended friends and family who will miss him dearly.  Funeral Services will be held privately with burial being at Germantown Union Cemetery.

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Prayers to the Family and long time neighbors.

Joan Hamilton Nov 1 2020 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to the family of Gene Lake. I have many wonderful memories of him beginning with the many times Richard and I were at the drive-in to the years of working with him at the Township. He was truly a wonderful man.

Dixie Neatherton Oct 25 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Please know we will be keeping family and friends in thought and prayer.Jim and Dar Raker

Darlene J Raker Oct 24 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Gene. Praying for the family.

Kent Selby Oct 24 2020 12:00 AM