Hold Rites Tuesday For Craven S. Wade; Burial at
Funeral services fro Craven S. Wade, 70, of
Galva, and a former LaFayette resident, were held at 2 o’clock Tuesday
afternoon at Johnson & Gill chapel in Galva.
Mr. Wade died Sunday
morning at Galesburg St. Mary’s hospital where he had been a patient
since last Wednesday night. He had been in ill health the past three and
a half years.
Masonic rites were conducted by Stark lodge No.
501, A.F. & A.M., of LaFayette.
Interment was in LaFayette
Rev. Harold L. Thrall, pastor of Galva Methodist
Mr. Margaret Martin and Mrs. Frances
Kennelly, of LaFayette, sand “Ivory Palaces” and “No Night There.” They
were accompanied by Mrs. Verna B. Anderson, of Galva.
bearers were Glenn R. Swank, Leonard Brown, Virgil Morgan, Roger
Anderson, George Much and Corliss Ingels.Was Born Near Lafayette
Mr. Wade was born April 21, 1887, near LaFayette, only child of
Francis M. and Nellie Wade.
He attended LaFayette schools and had
spent the greater part of his life in that community.
marriage to Della Claybaugh took place in 1910 at Toulon and for several
years Mr. Wade was salesman for a LaFayette garage.
Later the couple
moved to a farm three and one-half miles southwest of Galva, but because
of failing health they moved to Galva about three years ago, residing at
25 Southwest Ninth avenue.
Survivors include Mrs. Wade; one
daughter, Mrs. Robert Kellett (Frances) of Galva, and one grandson.
Mr. Wade was a member of First Methodist church in Galva and was
affiliated with Masonic lodge in LaFayette.