Wylma Jane Callahan Ade

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Wylma Jane Callahan Ade

Wylma Jane Callahan Ade Wylma Jane Callahan Ade Wylma slipped peacefully from this life to the next on October 20, 2018. Born March 10, 1920 in Davenport Iowa, Wylma was the oldest child of William T. Callahan and Esther J. Hansen she had two younger brothers, Jack and Pat. She was an Army nurse during World War II and served from November 1942 to February 1946 in the Philippines and New Caledonia . She was awarded the Bronze Star on the Philippines victory medal. She married Richard Duve in December 1947 and was blessed with two children, a son, Richard (Michelle) Duve and a daughter Mary (Don) Clark. Wylma joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1954 and held various positions. After marrying her high school sweetheart, Ralph Ade in 1978 she served with him in the Arizona Temple until his death in 1984 then continued serving until she was called on her mission in 1989. She served a mission in the Family History Center in Salt Lake City. She was known as "Grandma Wylma" by all the neighborhood children where she lived. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers. She leaves behind two children, 13 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren.
Published on October 28, 2018
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