Annie Goldade

Annie Goldade, 90, Minot, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, in a Minot hospital.

Annie Marie Heilman was born Sept. 27, 1923, in Wells County, the daughter of Sebastian and Katherine (Bossert) Heilman. She grew up on the family farm near Wellsburg and attended school in Wellsburg.

Annie was united in marriage to Ferdinand “Fred” Goldade on Oct. 7, 1946, in Selz. They made their home and farmed near Karlsruhe until 1990, when they moved to Minot. Fred passed away Jan. 22, 2005. Annie continued to live in Minot.

Annie enjoyed decorating cakes for all occasions, playing cards, sewing, quilting, listening to “Polka Party,” group tours, gardening, her fresh vegetables, and enjoyed baking goodies. She also enjoyed her phone conversations with family and friends and cherished her grandchildren.

We will miss her friendship, generosity and most of all her love.

Annie was a very spiritual person and an active member of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, VFW, and the Confraternity of Christian Mothers. The past year Annie was cared for at Unsong’s Assisted Living facility. The family cannot thank Unsong and her staff enough for their excellent and loving care. God Bless them all!

Annie is survived by: her sons, Dennis (Eileen) Goldade and Arnold Goldade; daughters, Ruth (Steven) Geyer and Karen (Philip) Helmers; son-in-law, George Lemer; grandchildren, Robert Lemer, Tamera (Scott) Filler, Kristie Lemer, DeAnn Lemer, Steven Lemer, Melinda (Larry) Kroeplin, Andrew Lemer, Bill Helmers, Brad (Mercedes) Geyer, Cory (Jeanine) Geyer, Lori (Craig) Wass and Darin Janzen; great-grandchildren, Cody and Jessica Wass, Alexa Zunich, Brandon, Katherine and Brady Filler, Abram, Beau, Drew, and Vivienne Geyer, Aunna and Victoria, Baily and Landon Kroeplin; sister, Regina (Leonard) Kraft; brother, Herman (Marie) Heilman; sisters-in-law, Lou Heilman and Mildred Heilman; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

Annie was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Elaine Lemer; brothers, Pete, Joe, Edward, and Adam Heilman; and sister, Eva Locnikar.

Mass of Christian Burial: Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at 11:30 a.m., at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, Minot.

Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.

Visitation: Today, Oct. 31, from 3 to 7 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

Vigil prayer service: Today at 7 p.m. in Thompson-Larson Funeral Home Chapel, Minot.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the St. John Catholic Church Building Fund, Minot.

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