Bernita Cade, 67, passed away at 8:10 p.m. on Nov. 24, 2009, at her home in Mahomet.
She was born on Sept. 25, 1942 in Champaign, Il. to Herbert Ehler, but was also lovingly raised by her mother and step-father, Wanda and Dwight Shoemaker. She married Donald Cade on June 29, 1957, in Urbana. He passed away on July 8, 1973.
Survivors include two sons, Mike (Bonnie) and Mark Cade; two grandchildren, Michael Cade and Megan (Joe) Brown; one great-granddaughter, Riley Cade; four brothers, Frank (Sara) Ehler, Robert (Deb) Shoemaker, Terry (Susan) Shoemaker, Richard (Tina) Shoemaker and two sisters, Connie Johnson and Judy (Jack) Martin.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, her son, Christopher Cade, one brother, Ronnie and one sister, Mary.