Quade Udell Harden

Monday, December 20, 2004

Quade Udell Harden, 67, of rural Marshall, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004, at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, at Davis Funeral Chapel in Boonville. Another visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, at Gibson Funeral Home in Carrollton. Immediately following this, there will be a military tribute at Oak Hill Cemetery in Carrollton. Honorary pallbearers are his grandchildren and special friends. Memorials are suggested to Unlimited Opportunities or the Disabled American Veterans.

Quade was born Oct. 23, 1937, in Wakenda, the son of the late Louis and Beulah Harden. On Sept. 6, 1957, he was married to Betty Kosfeld, who survives. To this union, four children were born -- three daughters, Roxanna, Gwendolyn and Diana; and one son, Quenten, who died in infancy. In 1991, in Gallatin, Quade married Ramona Serck Green, who survives of the home. Quade served in the U.S. Army during both the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. He was also a member of the National Guard, officer of Chapter 12 of the Disabled American Veterans, lifetime member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Association and past member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Marshall. Quade owned a construction company and worked the last 17 years before his retirement for the Missouri Department of Corrections at Boonville, Farmington and Potosi, and Western Missouri Corrections in Cameron. After retirement, he worked part-time for Unlimited Opportunities in Boonville. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, river floating, camping, snow skiing and traveling.

Additional survivors include his children, Roxanna Sisemore of Boonville, Gwendolyn Hieronymus of Shreveport, La., Diana Harden Shields of Bosworth, Patrick Green of Prairie Village, Kan., Dr. Steve Green of Lenexa, Kan., and Christi Carmichael of Boonville; one brother, Quenten "Pete" Harden of Carrollton; one sister, Betty Barr of Garden City, Kan.; Quade's other mother, Lydia Serck of Boonville; and 16 grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and infant son, he was preceded in death by four brothers.

The above is a paid obituary.