Helen  Cheadle
Services for Helen Gesina Von Lienen Cheadle, 91, of Ada are at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Tony Poe will officiate. Burial will follow at Condon Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mrs. Cheadle passed away Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at an Ada nursing home.
She was born July 7, 1928, at Williamsburg, Iowa, to George and Dorothy Buhrman Von Lienen. She married Overton "Buck" Cheadle in 1974. He preceded her in death May 13, 2010.
Mrs. Cheadle worked for the Iowa Academic Testing Company (ACT) and later, she was a librarian at East Central University in Ada, retiring in 1994.
Survivors include a son, Dan Curry and his partner, Susan, Minneapolis; a daughter, Cindy Wade and husband, Dean, Coral Gables, Iowa; a stepson, Robert Cheadle and wife, Darlene, Ada; two stepdaughters, Maryalice Gaskell and husband, Doug, Nellysford, Virginia, and Elizabeth Nelson and husband David, Willmar, Minnesota; her grandchildren, Travis Hadley and Terra Hadley; great-grandchildren, Addison Berg and Trenton Hadley; her step-grandchildren, Adam Gustaitis and wife, Jessica, Edmond, John Cheadle and wife, Ana, Clifton Park, New York, Dr. Lucas Cheadle, Boston, and Forrest Cheadle and wife, Lyric, Denver; and two step-great-grandchildren, Jonathan Cheadle and Xander Gustaitis-Verel.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Kevin Curry; and a stepson, Thom Cheadle.
The family says those who wish may make memorials to the Ada Care Center Christmas Fund, c/o Ada Care Center, 931 N. Country Club, Ada, OK 74820.
Published on October 30, 2019

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Susan Winn
Nov 01, 2019
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