Joseph Frederick Quade, 94, of Gillespie, IL, died at Copper Creek Cottages Memory Care, Litchfield, IL on Thursday, July 5, 2018. He was born November 6, 1923, in Edwardsville, IL to Charles Quade & Mary Irene (Garde) Quade. He married Arlene (Rugel) Quade on February 11, 1947 in Gillespie, IL. She preceded him in death on September 26, 1999. He was retired after having been a postal clerk for the US Postal Service. Joseph was a veteran of the US Navy after having served during WWII. Joseph was a member of the Hilltop Coin Club, Knights of Columbus #2076 of Gillespie, IL, VFW Post 4547 of Gillespie, IL, Holy Cross Cemetery Board and Gillespie Senior Citizens. He is survived by his daughters, Deanna Girardi of Staunton, IL, Jolene (Spouse, Dennis) Hausman of Springfield, IL, grandchildren, Kristen Girardi (companion, Mary DeSmet) of Saint Louis, MO, Margo Girardi (Spouse, Christian Sutter) of Kirkwood, MO, Lindsay Hausman (Spouse, Jeff Garcia) of Springfield, IL, Sarah Cappelen (Spouse, Terry Cappelen) of Rolling Meadows, IL, great-grandchildren, Parker Cappelen, Kaylen DeSmet-Girardi, Aliyah DeSmet-Girardi, Ethan Sutter, Eloise Sutter. Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, spouse, son in law, Robert Girardi, 2 brothers and 1 sister. Friends may call on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, IL from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Funeral mass is Monday, July 9, 2018 at 10:00 AM at SS Simon and Jude Church, Gillespie, IL with Father Charles Edwards officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Gillespie, IL. Memorials are suggested to Copper Creek Cottages Memory Care or Partnership for Educational Excellence District 7. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
Donations may be made to:
Partnership for Educational Excellence District 7
Copper Creek Cottages Memory Care