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Patricia "Pat" Cleo (Fenske) Wade

August 20, 1953 ~ April 30, 2022 (age 68)


Patricia “Pat” Cleo Wade, 68, of Bunker Hill, went home to Jesus on Saturday, April 30, 2022. She died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Rochester, MN on August 20, 1953 to David and Maureen Fenske.

Pat was a 1971 graduate of Pine Island High School in Pine Island, MN. After graduation, she relocated to Grissom Air Force Base, where her father was stationed. It was here that she met her husband, Carl Wade. They were married on July 20, 1973, and went on to have two children, David and Misty.

Pat was a dedicated wife and loving mother. She spent most of her time tending to her family, but had a variety of side jobs ranging from Bunker Hill Town Judge, Time Keeper at the Bunker Hill Drag Strip and Pipe Creek Township Trustee. She went to work full time in the fall of 1994 at Indiana United Methodist Federal Credit Union just before she became an empty nester.

Pat enjoyed a variety of hobbies. She loved to read, mostly romance novels. She enjoyed sewing, cross stitch and quilting. Many handmade gifts will be cherished by family and friends for the years to come. Pat especially enjoyed quiet weekends at her lake cabin with her family.

Surviving with her husband, Carl, is a son, David (Robin) Wade, Monon; a daughter, Misty (Matt) Hartke, Kokomo; grandchildren Dusty Snider, Nickolas Wade, Jeremy Hartke, Benjamin Hartke, Matthew Hartke, great granddaughter Roselin Snider, sisters Nanette (Dennis) Orpurt; Peru, and Mary (Dean) Ramsey; Galveston, along with several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and nephew, Adam Williams, and great nephew, Evan Williams.

Family and friends will gather for visiting from 4:00-7:00 pm, May 4, 2022 at Allen Funeral Home, 115 S. Elm Street, Bunker Hill, Indiana. A service celebrating the life of Patricia Wade will be held May 5, 2022 at 11:00 am at Allen Funeral Home. Burial will take place at Springdale Cemetery in Bunker Hill, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made through the funeral home to Beaver Dam Loon Lake Conservation Club.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Allen Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com.

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May 4, 2022

4:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Allen Funeral Home
136 South Elm Street
Bunker Hill, IN 46914

Funeral Service
May 5, 2022

11:00 AM
Allen Funeral Home
136 South Elm Street
Bunker Hill, IN 46914


Beaver Dam Loon Lake Conservation Club
9246 South Amanda Drive, Claypool IN 46510

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