Wade Tiffany

Wade Darin Tiffany was born Sept. 27, 1978, to William L. and Darlene K. (Lund) Tiffany at Good Samaritan Hospital in Rugby. He entered into eternity at the age of 35 on July 20, 2014, near Towner.

Wade grew up on the family ranch southeast of Bantry. He attended school at Upham Public School through 10th grade, and then transferred to Towner High School, graduating in 1997. During this time he worked for the Petersen Brothers Dairy east of Bantry. After graduating, he attended State School of Science in Wahpeton for a year. He returned home to Towner and started his ranching career. During his early ranching career he worked for a few years for Cenex and Winger Cheese in Towner. He then started ranching full time southeast of Bantry, when he purchased his parents’ cow/calf herd. Wade served on the board of the Towner Beef Promoters and was currently a member of the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association, was a director on the Towner Scale Association and a member of the Rugby Eagles. Wade enjoyed helping with the annual Towner Ambulance and Fire Department Fundraiser at the Eagles. Wade always found the humor in life. He always had a little grin on his face and met people with a little smile and chuckle. He was a caring person. Wade truly enjoyed helping people and was always willing to help a friend or family who needed a hand. Wade enjoyed visiting with people. Many people of every age have commented how Wade always would stop and visit with them. They all considered him their friend. He enjoyed playfully teasing the young children and became their friend. He especially loved his nieces and nephews, Megan, Lane, Anna and Gavin Tiffany.

Wade is survived by: his parents, Will and Darlene Tiffany, of Towner; a brother, Mark (Kelly) Tiffany and their children, Megan, Lane, Anna and Gavin, of Manvel; grandparents, Anna Tiffany, of Rugby, and Helmer Lund, of Stanley; several aunts, uncles and cousins; other relatives and many many friends.

He was preceded in death by: his grandparents, Richard Tiffany and Elsie Lund.

Funeral services will be: Friday, July 25, at 10 a.m., at Zion Lutheran Church, in Towner. Pastor Linda Wimmer and Wally Fretland, officiating.

Burial will be: Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Union Cemetery, in Bantry.

Visitation will be: Today, Thursday, from 5 to 7 p.m., with a 7 p.m. prayer service and a time of sharing, at Zion Lutheran Church, Towner. Visitation will continue Friday, one hour prior to the service, in the church.

Arrangements with Anderson Funeral Home of Towner. Online registry: (www.funeralsbyanderson.com).