OREGON – Richard N. Wade, 76, of Oregon died Tuesday July 18, 2017 in his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1941 in Geneva, Ill., the son of Leonard and Lucille (Gusler) Wade.
He married Luann Ruth Aldis on June 9, 1961 in Cortland, Ill.; she died in 2009. Richard attended Chana United Methodist Church and was a building services foreman at NIU. Earlier he had farmed and enjoyed hunting and shooting his guns. His greatest love was his family and he really enjoyed the grandchildren.
Survivors include children; Timothy J. Wade of Rocky Comfort, Mo., Brenda Wade of Hanover Park, Ill., Richard (Molly) Wade of Kingston, Ill., and Lynda Wade of Oregon; grandchildren, Richard Ryan, Brooke, Emmi, Noah, Olivia, Chase and Rob; great grandchildren, Jordan, Elena, and J.J.; niece and nephew, Debra and David; and his dog, Louie.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, grandsons, Jonathan and Josh and brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Juannel.
Funeral services were on Friday July 21, 2017 at 6 p.m., in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. 7thStreet in Oregon, with Rev. David Munoz officiating. Visitation was Friday, prior to the service, at the funeral home from 4-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon.