Thomas F. Wade, Sr., 93, Silver Lake, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2020.
He was born June 13, 1926, in Shawnee County, Kansas, the son of Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin Wade. He graduated from Silver Lake High School. He was a US Navy veteran, serving in Okinawa.
He was employed with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, retiring after over 35 years of service.
On September 20, 1947, he married Katherine Hoerner. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his son, Fred and daughter-in-law, Judy Wade.
Survivors include a son, Tom Wade, Jr.; four grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter.
The family will hold private services with military honors. Burial will be at Silver Lake Cemetery.
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