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A long-time community leader in Taylorville has died at age 60.  Mike Drea died Saturday night at Memorial Medical Center.  He was active in public service for over 30 years, including working for the State of Illinois, being elected to the Christian County Board and later being elected chairman.  Drea also served as Christian County Treasurer starting in 2013. 

Drea also served on several local non-profit boards, including the Christian County Ag Fair Board for some 35 years, the C-E-F-S Board, Langleyville Water Board, and the Taylorville Community Garden.
Services are planned for Wednesday morning at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville.  For the complete obituary on Mike Drea, go to taylorvilledailynews.com. 

 
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