Michael ‘Mike’ W. Quade
Oct. 29, 1941 — July 5, 2016

Michael “Mike” W. Quade of Muskego passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at the age of 74. Mike was born on October 29, 1941, in West Allis, the son of Walter and Janice. He graduated from West Allis Hale High School and served in the military — U.S. Navy and Army — for 41 years including 15 years of Civil Service. After retiring from the military, Mike worked at Blair’s True Value and volunteered at the Blood Center of Wisconsin, donating over 75 gallons of blood. Mike was part of the 84th Division Alumni, Reserve Officers Association, Warrant Officers Association, NCO Council of Milwaukee, and the American Legion Post 449. He was also an active member of Kettle Moraine Community Church, especially the Awana program. Mike liked reading and sports, his favorites were the Brewers and Packers.

Mike will be missed by his wife, Mary Jean (nee Schober); children, Vikki Quade, Kimberly Mills and Bryan Quade; grandchildren, Justin (Miranda), Josh and Sarah; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn and Lillian; brothers, Patrick (Kathy) and Thomas (Sandy). He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sandi (nee Tuitman).

The visitation for Mike will be held on Saturday, July 9, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. The funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m., all at Kettle Moraine Community Church, W341-S6480 Highway 59, North Prairie, WI 53153. The burial with military honors will be on Monday, July 11, at 10:00 a.m. at Woods National Cemetery in Milwaukee.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Kettle Moraine Community Church.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call 262-5426609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit

“A special thanks for all the love, support, understanding, thoughts and prayers from my family, my church family, my military family, and my work family.”