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Sherry Lynn Wade

August 12, 1948 ~ October 14, 2018 (age 70)

Sherry Lynn Wade, 70, of Burlington, died at 1:00 PM Sunday, October 14, 2018, at the her home.

Born August 12, 1948, in Moline, IL, she was the daughter of Francis M. and Bernie Tilton Strahn. On November 21, 1984, she married Donald Eugene in Burlington. He died on November 1, 2011.

Sherry enjoyed crocheting, crafts, sewing, operating her own t-shirt press and designing images for shirts, aprons, bags and other creative ideas she had. She also enjoyed reading and was a huge Stephen King fan.

Survivors include her son, Eddie L. Wade of Burlington; two sisters, Stephanie Dingman of Burlington and Lois Hedges of Port St. Lucie, FL; three nieces, Mindy (Arron) Doane, Becky Douglas, and Michelle Dingman all of Burlington; one nephew, Brian Wade of Burlington; two great-nieces, Amber Douglas of Des Moines and  Autumn (Taylor) Grafton of Carman, IL; three great-nephews, Michael Douglas of Burlington, Kristofer (Megan) Walters of Burlington and Zach (Gabby) Harris of Kansas City, KS; and many other extended family members.

Besides her husband she was preceded in death by her parents.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.

The Graveside Committal Service for Mrs. Wade will be 10:00 AM Monday, October 22, 2018, at Aspen Grove Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for the Special Needs Foundation.

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