Theodore “Ted” L. Quade Sr., age 93 of rural Randolph, passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at the Markesan Resident Home.
Ted was born in Milwaukee on October 22, 1921, the son of Alexander and Mildred (Carter) Quade. He graduated from Randolph High School in 1939. Ted proudly served his country in the Company E 508th Parachute Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division, where he was a paratrooper from November 1942 until November 1945. He participated in several jumps, including D-Day. During his time in service, he was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Ted returned to Randolph where he married Irmgard Quandt on October 22, 1955. He was a dairy farmer for many years, his many enjoyments were gardening, wood-cutting and playing cards He was a long time member of Faith Lutheran Church in Markesan.
Ted is survived by his wife, Irmgard; his children, Ted (Georgine) Quade of Waukesha, Kent (June) Quade of Randolph, Marla (John) Scheberl of Fond du Lac; his grandchildren, Nathan (Kelly) Quade, Rachel (Jake) Kearns, Samantha (Andy) Dolgner, Joe Quade, Alex Scheberl, Kyle (Jessi) Scheberl, Luke (Jenny) Scheberl; 10 great-grandchildren; and further survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Quentin (Miranda) Quade; his sister, Bernadine (Rodney) Blochwitz and other relatives.
A funeral service for Ted will be held on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, N1529 Hwy 73, Markesan with Rev. Michael Schierenbeck (family friend) officiating. Burial will follow the service at Lake Maria Cemetery, town of Manchester. Visitation will be held prior to the service at church, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Memorials in Ted’s name may be directed to Faith Lutheran School.
Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 181 S. Main St., Markesan is honored to be serving the family. You may send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at www.cstonefs.com.