Mary Ann Cade, 84 passed away peacefully with her family at her side on January 5, 2023 in Mesa, Arizona. She was born to Charles and Elda Provine in Mount Pleasant, Michigan in 1938. She married her husband, Harland Cade, in the Salt Lake Temple in 1966.
At 19, on November 1, 1957, Mary Ann joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was a devoted member of the Church for the rest of her life. She faithfully served in many callings. She regularly ministered to many members traveling long distances to do so. She was an avid genealogist. She spent copious hours researching her family and working in the temple to complete their work. She traveled extensively to visit cemeteries and courthouses to find family records. In her younger married years she was a candy striper visiting hospitals and nursing homes to offer comfort and a smile to the patients.
Mary Ann was an amazing organizer. She was known for her cleanliness and keeping an immaculate, beautiful home all while raising seven wonderful children. She is survived by her husband, Harland, children Larry (Jane) Cade, Jill (Todd) Tomlinson, Stephanie (Mike) Flygare, Charity (Michael) Wilhelm, Adam Cade, Amy (Earl) Holland, sister Marty and 14 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Mary Ann was preceded in death by a son, Johnny, sister Ruth and brothers John and Charles. Mary Ann will be greatly missed by her family.
Funeral services are Thursday, January 12, 2023, at 10 AM, preceded by a viewing at 9 AM at Mountain Vista Ward Chapel, 10305 E Southern Ave. Mesa, Arizona.
Arrangements by Bunker’s University Chapel, www.bunkerfuneral.com. Should this obituary appear anywhere but bunkerfuneral.com, please check our website for accurate details and service information.