Fairbank: Olive Mae Grantham Gade age 93 passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the Vinton Lutheran Home in Vinton, IA. She was born on November 16, 1920 in Crookston, NE the daughter of August and Anna (Giese) Detgen. Olive married Henry Grantham, February 11, 1937 in Valentine, NE, Henry passed away September 25, 1961, she married William (Bill) Gade, May 6 ,1967 they resided in Sumner until July 1, 1972 when they moved to Fairbank, Bill passed away August 20, 2000. Olive spent the majority of her life as a homemaker and was also an avid gardener.
Survived by: One son, Russell (Lori) Grantham of De Soto, three daughters; Joyce Bratten, Marilyn (Robert) Condry both of Vinton and Barbara (Glenn) Hodgson of Dubuque, 25 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren, two daughters-in-law; Karen Grantham of Fairbank and Clarice Grantham of Harcourt.
Preceded by: Her parents, her first and second husband, two sons; Robert Grantham and Howard Grantham along with two sisters; Alice Fay and Esther Fay.
Services: 10:30 am, Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the United Methodist Church in Fairbank.
Visitation: 9:30-10:30 am Saturday at the church.
Burial: Fairbank Cemetery
Memorials: to the Fairbank Veterans Memorial Park or to the family