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Wade, Melissa H.

Melissa “Miss” H. Wade, 35, Oneida, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes, on Thursday, March 14, 2019. She was born in Milwaukee, WI on May 17, 1983 to Frank Wade and Julie (Sommers) Cornelius.

Miss was a true family woman who loved being a mother to everyone in her family and cooking for them. She was an amazingly loveable, happy, and caring person to anyone.

Melissa is survived by her daughter Julissa “JuJu” Amarie Fuentez; her mother Julie Cornelius; her father Frank (Carmen) Wade; her siblings: Michelle Wade, Leland Skenandore, Biddy Wade, and James Huff; paternal grandmother Joyce “Dodo” Ninham; and nieces, nephews, cousins, and other brothers and sisters. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather Paul Wade; maternal grandparents Julius (Hazel) Sommers; and aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Family and friends may visit from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, 305 N. Tenth St, De Pere. A funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM with procession to the Oneida Sacred Burial Grounds for burial services.  Please visit to send any condolences to Melissa’s family.

To Willie “Chookie” Adams III, we want to thank you for being in Melissa’s life; she has been the happiest she has ever been in a very long time. We will never forget the love you showed her

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