Sunday, August 07, 2005

Obituary: Dorothy (Henning) Wade - Class of 1932

MADISON/ OREGON - Dorothy Wade, age 91, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005. She was born on Feb. 14, 1914, in Madison, to Otto and Ellen Henning. Dorothy attended Badger School, Madison Central High School, and took short courses at UW-Madison. She married Kenneth Jenkins in 1932, together they raised six children. Dorothy later married Jerry Wade in 1961. She was a former member of Bethel Lutheran Church, Madison and currently a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Oregon. Dorothy enjoyed singing, traveling and clowning. Survivors include her children, Linda (Sam) Musillami of Fallbrook, Calif., Nancy Wanless of Madison, Ken (Linda) Jenkins of Monona, Cleo (Carl) Smith of Waukesha, Bob (Norma) Jenkins, and Sheila Andersen, both of Oregon; 14 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; two half-sisters, Diane (Bob) Gueldenzoph and Sarah Winch; three step-sons; and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; step-mother, Sarah Henning; husbands; a sister, Ruth; a son-in-law, Dick Andersen; great-grandson, Nicholas Andersen; and two step-brothers, Bob and Earl Meyer. Funeral services will be held at ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 625 E. Netherwood, Oregon, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, with the Rev. Steven Ristau Hanson presiding. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday. The family would like to thank the staff at Oregon Manor for the love and compassion given to our mom during her stay at the manor. "Love you mom, until we meet again." Gunderson Oregon Funeral & Cremation Centers 431 Soden Drive (608) 835-3515

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on August 7, 2005

Note: Graduation year is based on information in the 1932 Orange & Black yearbook.

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