Jake Goldade, 88, passed away, on February 23, 2021 at Mount View Care Center-Wausau.
Jake was born on May 29, 1932 to the late Joseph and Susan (Hephner) Goldade, in Beulah, ND. He married Alda Wehri on September 11, 1956 at St. Clement’s, Haymarsh, ND.
Jake received his Welder, Combination Diploma from the School of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education from Rice Lake, WI on November 22, 1968. He worked for Drott which later became J. I. Case. He was able to take an early retirement and enjoy the outdoors. He enjoyed ice fishing, hunting, woodworking, and cabinet making. One of his favorite past times was to go to North Dakota during the summers and shoot prairie dogs. He also helped friends and family harvest grain. He lived for and loved driving Combines and was a farmer at heart.
Jake is survived by his wife, Alda; children, Clifford Goldade, Lauren Goldade, Miriam (Gene) Gilbertson, Lynn Goldade, Michael Goldade, and Dawn (Andy) Augustine. He is further survived by seven grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; as well as his siblings, Clementine, Marian, Marlene, Annie, and Helen. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Steve, Florence, Ida, and Pauline.
The family would like to thank Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services and the staff at Mount View Care Center for the wonderful care that was given. A special thank you to Dr. Grant Young for taking care of Dad's last request.
The funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at St. Therese Catholic Church, Rothschild. The Rev. Jospeh Albert will preside. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of the holy mass at church. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Kronenwetter.
The service will be live streamed and made available for future viewing on Jake’s obituary page at www.brainardfuneral.com.
Brainard Funeral Home – Everest Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.