Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Obit of Gary L. Schade
BLOOMINGTON — Gary L. Schade, 58, of Kankakee, formerly of Bloomington, passed away Friday (July 17, 2015) in Dwight, surrounded by his family. He was born Feb. 25, 1957, in Fairbury, to Leslie and Sylvia Schade. He graduated from Chatsworth High School in 1975. He worked as an EKG technician and respiratory therapist. He enjoyed all sports, especially baseball and the St. Louis Cardinals. He was a talented artist. He was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother, Sylvia Bloomstrand, Dwight; a sister, Sylvia (William) Burger, Bourbonnais; and two nieces, Joann (Paul) Morgun, Chicago, and Emily Weller, Galesburg. He requested no visitation or funeral. A family service and burial of his ashes are planned for a later date. Memorials may be made at www.osfhealthcarefoundation.org. Click on the "Make a donation" button, and in comments, please write "Donation for Behavioral Health, Gary Schade." You may mail a donation to OSF Healthcare Foundation, 530 NE Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61637. Please write "memorial for Gary Schade" in the memo line.