Willa Mae Bade, 71 years, of Fremont, NE passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Methodist Fremont Health.
Willa Mae was born September 19, 1948 to Willard and Rose Grace (Thorndike) Adams in Fremont. She grew up in Arlington, NE and graduated from Arlington High School, class of 1968. On February 15, 1969 she married David C. Bade at St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Fremont. Willa worked at Brestwood Inn and Campbells Soup.
Willa Mae had a green thumb, which produced plentiful gardens and beautiful roses. She loved animals, especially caring for the field trial puppies her family bred. No one could forget her collection and love for clowns.
She was a member of St. Timothy Lutheran Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Jenny Bade; and half sister Wanda Miles.
She is survived by her husband, David; son, Barry Bade; daughter, Maggie Bade; brothers, Dennis (Mary) Adams, Ronald (Linda) Adams, Allen Adams, and Delbert Adams; sister, Patti Thagard; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be 2 P.M., Thursday, June 11, 2020 at St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Fremont. The Rev. Shari Schwedhelm will officiate. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont.
Burial will be at Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to St. Timothy Lutheran Church and Nye Pointe in Fremont.
Online condolences may be left at: www.mosermemorialchapels.com
Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Ave., Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490