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Rev. Fred C. Ade

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The Rev. Fred C. Ade of Schaumburg Funeral services for the Rev. Fred C. Ade, 65, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, at Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory, 1640 Greenmeadows Blvd. (at Barrington Road), Streamwood/Schaumburg. A memorial service will also be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 208 S. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Born Sept. 10, 1937, in Louisville, Ky., he died Friday, Dec. 13, 2002, at St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates. Cremation will be private. Pastor Ade graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in chemical engineering. Called to serve the Lord in 1969, he received his theological degree from Concordia Seminary. He served at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Frankfort, Ill., until 1978 when he came to St. Peter Lutheran Church, Schaumburg, where he faithfully served for 25 years. Among his hobbies, he was an avid collector, designer and builder of three-dimensional puzzles. He was also a skilled carpenter and loved a good joke, especially puns. Surviving are his wife, Frances Ade (nee Lawton); children, Karen (Bruce) Goldfarb of Lake in the Hills and Cynthia Starr of Mount Prospect; grandchildren, Melanie and Brian; mother, Emma Ade (nee Verling); sister, Ann (Merle) Petzhold; brother, Allen (Pat) Ade; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Frederick C. Ade. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Heart Association, 208 S. LaSalle St., Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60604-1197, would be appreciated. Friends may visit www.dailyherald.com/obits to express condolences and sign the guest book. For funeral information, (630/847)289-8054.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Dec. 16 to Dec. 17, 2002
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