Mildred Ade

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Mildred L. Ade, 94

Mildred L. Ade, 94, of West Lafayette, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Cumberland Pointe Health Campus. She was born October 26, 1919, in Oxford, to the late Rufus and Mary Kingery Reed. Mildred graduated from Oxford High School and Indiana Business College. On November 28, 1946 she married Clarence Ade in Oxford and he preceded her in death on February 9, 1998.

Mildred and her husband farmed in Benton and Tippecanoe Counties for 25 years. She retired from Purdue University working in the Purchasing Department and Ag Extension Office. Mildred also had previously worked at the Jones Hatchery in Lafayette.

Mrs. Ade was a member of the Wabash Township Home Extension Club, Alpha Chapter of the Delta Sigma Kappa Sorority where she served as the National Historian. Mildred enjoyed working in her flower beds and was an avid collector of angels.

Surviving are her children Mary Anne Ade Workman (Dale) of West Lafayette, David D. Ade of Hillsboro, UT, grandchildren Michelle Workman of Portland, OR, Julie Workman Wilson (Michael) of Indianapolis,

Jodi Workman Rohler of West Lafayette, Lesa Workman Smith (Patrick) of Delphi, Kayla and Megan Ade of Hillsboro, UT, great-grandchildren Connor and Brayden Wilson, Peyton Rohler, and Rome Beckstead. Also surviving are her brothers Raymond Reed (Maria) of Indianapolis and Paul Reed (Mary) of Lafayette. Mildred was preceded in death by a son Roger K. Ade and a brother Glen Reed.

Visitation will be 1 hour prior to a 2:00 PM service Tuesday at Soller-Baker West Lafayette Chapel, 1184 Sagamore Parkway West, Pastor Mark Bonnes officiating. Interment will be at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the or Cumberland Point Activities Fund may be made in Mildred's memory. Sign the guest book and leave memories at

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Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc. - West Lafayette Chapel
1184 Sagamore Parkway West Lafayette, IN 47906
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Published in the Journal & Courier from Mar. 8 to Mar. 9, 2014
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