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Dorothy Wade

Saturday, June 2, 2012
1:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Smith & Sons Funeral Home
207 North Main Street
Columbia City, IN 46725

Saturday, June 2, 2012
3:00 PM
Smith & Sons Funeral Home
207 North Main Street
Columbia City, IN 46725

Dorothy A. Wade, 89, of Noble Township, Noble County joined her Lord at 5:14 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at the home of her daughter, Linda, where she had been a resident for the past two years.

She was born December 31, 1922 in Three Oaks, MI a daughter of Clarence and Zepha (Nicloy) Barnes. After graduating from Three Oaks High School in 1940, she attended Spring Arber Junior College and graduated from Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing in 1949.

She began her 37 year nursing career at Whitley County Memorial Hospital in 1950, retiring in 1987.

On January 27, 1951 she was united in marriage to Frank Harold Wade, Jr. They always made their home in the Columbia City area. Mr. Wade died August 16, 2008.

Surviving relatives include four children, Barbara (Lonnie) Halsey, Brenda Reynolds, Duane (Teresa) Wade and Linda Bromley, all of Columbia City; ten grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; two sisters, Edith Butts of Michigan and Louise Meston of Perry, Ontario, Canada.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three son-in-laws, one daughter-in-law, one granddaughter and one grandson.

A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. The family will receive friends and relatives from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to Final Expenses, c/o Smith & Sons Funeral Home.


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