K9HSK - March 16,2010

Richard A. 'Dick' Hade
Princeton, IL
QCWA # 19813

PRINCETON - Richard Austin Hade, 84, of Princeton died Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

He was born April 4, 1925, in Corning, Iowa, to Austin L. and Gladys (Oberg) Hade.

He was a graduate of the University of Illinois. He worked as an auto dealer for 13 years, as a real estate broker for six years and as a business manager for the Covenant Children's Home in Princeton.

He had served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy from 1943 until 1946. He was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church in Princeton, the Princeton Jaycees as a charter member, the Princeton Park Board, the Princeton Rotary Club, the Red Covered Bridge Amateur Radio Club, the American Radio Relay League, the Quarter Century Wireless Association and the U.S. Tennis Association.

Surviving are one brother, Jack Hade of Chicago; and nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Marjorie Ann Paulding.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton, with the Rev. Bernie Windmiller of the Evangelical Covenant Church, Princeton, officiating. Burial will be private.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the family.


LICENSED SINCE 1961. MEMBER: ARRL, QCWA, BICYCLE MOBILE HAMS OF AMERICA, ROTARIANS OF AMATEUR RADIO, FLYING HAMS CLUB. MEMBER AND PAST PRESIDENT--RED COVERED BRIDGE AMATEUR RADIO CLUB, PRINCETON, IL. 61356. MEMBER--ILLINOIS VALLEY RADIO ASSOC., HENNEPIN, ILLINOIS, PUTNAM COUNTY, GRID EN51. THE STARVED ROCK RADIO CLUB ANNUAL HAMFEST IS THE FIRST SUNDAY IN JUNE EVERY YEAR AT PRINCETON, ILLINOIS GRID EN51. REPEATER 146.955 -600 PL103.5. ATTENDED DEPAUW UNIVERSITY, GREENCASTLE, INDIANA, 1943-44; GRADIATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, 1946; THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, COMMERCE SCHOOL, 1948. AM A FORMER ILLINOIS LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER AND AN INACTIVE CERTIFIED PLANT ENGINEER. RETIRED AS BUSINESS MANAGER FROM THE COVENANT CHILDRENS HOME, PRINCETON, ILLINOIS IN 1986.