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Wade Gillen

Wade's life began on November 13, 1960, in Kingman, KS.  He was the son of Carl Stickley and Betty (Wolfe) Stickley.  Wade was united in marriage to Marty Toland on August 1, 2016, in Tulsa, OK, after many years together.  He had a love for animals both large and small.  Wade had a lively sense of humor and loved the outdoors and rural living.  He is survived by his husband Marty Toland of Marion, father Carl ( Karen) Stickley, son Jeremey (Debra) Gillen, sister Carla Morris, stepbrothers Ron (Bonnie) and Eric (Jerilyn) Chronister, and stepsister Lisa (Randy) Chronister.  Wade passed away July 4, 2022, in Marion.  He is preceded in death by his mother Betty, and stepbrother Doug (Glenda) Chronister.  There will be a private family celebration at a later date.  Yazel Megli Funeral Home, Marion is serving the family.  Memorial contributions in his name may be directed to Greenwood Stables (Peabody Horse Rescue).  Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Wade at www.yazelmeglifh.com. 

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What a kind and good person he was. I had the privelege pf working with Wade in Hutchinson for several years. He was a good worker, and always willing to help where needed. He had a great sense of humor and was one of the kindest people i have known. Prayers for all of his family

Jack Hamby Jul 20 2022 12:27 AM

Well Wade it’s hard to imagine you are gone. Wade sure loved wrestling when we were younger. And Ice cream. One of the strongest guys I’ve known . And always a jolly soul

Robert Williams Jul 8 2022 9:26 PM

It was an honor to know Wade. He had a special gift with animals. I

Bayes Amy Jul 8 2022 9:14 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mitchell Gillen

Ron and Carol Woerz Jul 8 2022 8:15 PM

Wade you will forever be in my heart! You are the kindest and best friend to me. Love you always.

Kenda Bennett Jul 8 2022 7:32 PM

Wade you will be dearly missed…. We love you and Marty love dobbs family

Mary Dobbs Jul 8 2022 5:59 PM

Oh how this hurts my heart!! Living next to “our boys” for the last 18 years has been such fun. You boys are truly part of us & our family!! I will so miss Wade & your shenanigans, the “hood” has truly lost a good one!!

We love you boys and our hearts hurt for you Marty!!

Love, Roger & Pam Maag

Pam Maag Jul 8 2022 5:55 PM