Marie Bade

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Marie Bade, nee, Campanella, 95, of Belleville, IL, born June 21, 1924, in DuQuoin, IL, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at St. Paul’s Senior Community, Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Bade enjoyed reading, dancing, listening to George Noory on his Coast to Coast radio program, and traveling, especially her two trips to Europe. As a young girl, she loved baseball and watching great players like Babe Ruth and Stan Musial. She graduated from Belleville Township High School in 1943 and was the first bookkeeper for Memorial Hospital in Belleville when it opened in 1958. She was a member of PSOP and The Loyal Order of Moose.

Marie was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Robert Bade, whom she married on April 22, 1950 in Belleville, and who died on July 4, 1981; her parents, Benedetto “Ben” and Teresa, nee Mangalavite, Campanella; three brothers, Carmelo “Carl”, Paolo, and Fiorentino Campanella.

She is survived by two sons, Kenneth (Gayle) Bade of Belleville, granddaughter Michelle (Curt) Lougeay of Belleville, two great-grandchildren, Aidan and Maura Lougeay of Belleville; Richard (Stephanie) of Central Florida and granddaughter Breeana of Tampa, FL.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Belleville, or the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral:  Due to Covid-19 restrictions, funeral services were held Saturday, May 30, 2020. Burial was at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.


4 Comments on Marie Bade

Diane Averbeck (England) said : Guest Report Feb 17, 2022 at 7:35 PM

So sorry to hear about your mom, I many fond memories of her.

  • Addieville
  • IL
Tammie L Kane said : Guest Report Jun 08, 2020 at 10:50 PM

my thoughts and prayers goes out to her family. Marie was a sweet person

  • Belleville
  • IL
Carl Buehler said : Guest Report Jun 01, 2020 at 11:22 AM

Ken and Rick, my prayers and thoughts are with you. It was nice to reacquaint with your mom at St. Paul Apartments. I never forget folks from my youth like your mom and dad. The house on 37th Street and the times spent 'just messing around'. Gid's comfort to you.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Marilyn Borkowski said : Guest Report May 31, 2020 at 12:40 PM

Deepest sympathy to the Bade family. I was Marie's hairstylist & neighbor for several years. Marie did love music &dancing but most especially her family<3 Ken my thoughts & prayers are with you & your family.God Bless

  • Millstadt
  • Illinois

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