Edna Dade Obituary

Edna Mae Dade
Edna Mae Dade
Edna Mae Dade

April 18, 1915 - September 15, 2008
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Edna M. Dade, 93, passed peacefully on Monday, September 15, 2008, at Valley View Health Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, September 19, 2008, at First Federated Church.

At age 23, Edna was the first Federated young person sent out as a missionary. She served in Venezuela under The Evangelical Alliance Mission from 1938 to 1985. She married Ellsworth Dade in 1940. They served in various ministry areas including church planting, Christian education, print shop, literature distribution and managing a bookstore. For many years, Edna used her accounting skills as field treasurer. Four children joined the Dade family, Marta, Juanita, Dan and Dorcas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellsworth and daughter, Dorcas.

Edna is survived by her children, Marta (Peter) Hocking of Lima, Peru, Juanita (Jon) Beran of Chicago, IL and Daniel Dade of Phoenix, AZ; grandchildren, David (Kimberly) Hocking, Daniel (Nicole) Hocking, Lydia Hocking, Peter Beran and Rebecca Beran; great grandchildren, Ariana Hocking and Nathan Hocking; two sisters; one brother; two sisters in law and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 3-7 pm on Thursday, September 18, 2008, at Iles Funeral Homes- Westover Chapel.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Cemetery
Private
Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, September 18, 2008
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
First Federated Church
4801 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Friday, September 19, 2008
11:00 AM