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Shirley Wade

6/3/1934 - 11/21/2017

PEKIN ~ Shirley Ann Wade, 83, of Pekin, passed away at 6:55 p.m. Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at UnityPoint Health – Methodist in Peoria.

Born June 3, 1934 in Pekin to Charles and Anna (Schmidt) Davis, she married Stanley Wade on September 3, 1965 in Pekin.  He survives.

Also surviving are one step-daughter, Rae Wade of Manitou Springs, Colorado; one step-son, Troy (Judy) Wade of Arlington, Texas and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one step-granddaughter; two sisters and one brother.

Shirley was a 6th grade teacher for Pekin Public Schools District 108 for 30 years, retiring in 1989.

Shirley loved spending time with family and was fond of cats and dogs.

She attended First United Methodist Church in Pekin.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  The Rev. Judy Doyle will officiate.  Visitation will be one hour before the funeral.  Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery in rural Tremont.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL  61554.

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