Ila M. (Book) Fadden

June 7, 1933 ~ June 6, 2022 (age 88)


Ila M. Fadden, 88, of Granger passed away at home on Monday, June 6, 2022.  Ila was born to the late Clarence G. and Virgil M. (Durigg) Book.  She graduated from Beallsville High School and The Christ Hospital School of Nursing in Cincinnati, OH.  Ila married Edward J. Fadden on July 2, 1955.  They were happily married for 57 ½ years.  Ila is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Edward Jeffrey Fadden III; and her husband, Edward J. Fadden.  She is survived by her children, Valli R. (Steven/deceased) Carpenter and Steven K. (Paula) Fadden; grandchildren, Jared (Amanda) Fadden, Jacob Fadden, Kaitlyn Fadden, Kayla Carpenter and Ila (Adam) Beckett; 3 great grandchildren, Emery Jane, Wilder Eli and Ruby Sage Fadden.  
Ila enjoyed her nursing career of 35 years at Memorial Hospital and the many activities her children were involved in.  She also loved cooking, camping, boating, and sports, especially rooting for Notre Dame (Go Irish!).
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Monday, June 13th from 3 pm-5 pm at Hahn Funeral Home, 505 W. 8th Street, Mishawaka, IN 46544.  
Donations can be made to Pet Refuge, 4626 Burnett Dr., South Bend, IN 46614 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 2625 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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Memorial Gathering
June 13, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hahn Funeral Home
505 W 8th Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544

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