William A. Wade
1931 - 2013
William A. Wade, 82, of Pendleton, Ind., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born in Baxter Springs, Kans., on Nov. 27, 1931, to the late Ralph E. and Ada Myrtle (Emerson) Wade.
He received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Pittsburgh Teachers College in Kansas and His Ed.D. from Northern Illinois University DeKalb and had a long career in elementary education in both Kenosha, Wis., and Prairie Village, Kans. William served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Legion. Mr. Wade is survived by son Michael E. Wade of Lenexa, Kans.; daughter, Jennie M. Wade of Pendleton; grandchildren, Andrew M. Wade, Terence J. Wade, Jamey L. Rodriguez, Daniel W. Wade, Anthony M. Wade and Theresa M. Wade; seven great grandchildren;
brother, Burton Wade of Linwood, Kans.; and sister, Marlene (Richard) Hughey of Washington, N.J.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence M. Wade in 2012; and brother, Ralph M. Wade.
Friends may call on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, from 12 (Noon) to 1:30 p.m. at Seals Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Fortville. A celebration of Williams life will begin there at 1:30 p.m. Burial with military graveside rites will follow at Grove Lawn Cemetery, Pendleton. Online condolences may be shared at www.sealsfuneralhome.com
Seals Funeral Home
122 W. Staat Street
Fortville, IN 46040