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Loretta Bade

1933 - 2012

Loretta Elizabeth Bade, 79 of Hawks,
passed away peacefully November 22, 2012 at Tendercare Alpena.

She was born January 28, 1933 in Detroit
to Frank and Elizabeth (Galasso) Auguliaro.

On October 28, 1956 she married Melvin Bade of Hawks, where they eventually
bought a farm and raised their two sons, Dennis and Jerry. Loretta loved her pet
birds, over the years having many parakeets and lovebirds. Mrs. Bade was a
member of the Rogers City Congregation of Jehovahs Witnesses.

Loretta was preceded in death by:
her parents, Frank and Elizabeth;
husband, Melvin; and
a son Jerry.

She is survived by:
ason, Dennis (Cheryl) of Hawks;
daughter-in-law, Robbin of Corunna;
5 grandchildren, Kourtney of Grand Rapids, Megan (Bruce) Mageli of Traverse City;
Marissa, Cassidy, and Kamryn of Corunna;
1 great grandchild, Haidyn of Traverse City;
3 sisters, Jill (Bob) McConnell of Pickney, Mary Carl of Williamsburg, and
Virginia Karschnick of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be given to Hospice of Michigan or Tendercare Alpena.

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Loretta Bade – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI