Zachariah C. Lade

November 10, 1994 ~ April 27, 2022 (age 27)


Zachariah Carl LadeZachariah Carl Lade was born to Bruce and Christy (Bartels) Lade on November 10, 1994 in Tecumseh, Nebraska. He grew up south of Tecumseh on the family farm and homeschooled through the 7th grade. Zach then attended Johnson County Central Schools, graduating with the Class of 2013. After graduation, he attended SCC Lincoln until he was hired by the Burlington-Northern Sante Fe Railroad. He worked from the Havelock and West O locations as a car man. Zach enjoyed playing banjo and guitar and sang at several weddings as well as with the praise band at First Baptist Church in Tecumseh. He met Katlyn McClusky in July of 2015 and they were united in marriage on May 7, 2017 at the Roca Berry Farm Wedding Barn. This union was blessed with two children, daughter Autumn and son Dawson. Zach loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing. When he was young, Zach would take things apart and fix them and put them back together again. Zach was very mechanically gifted and could do woodworking, plumbing and electrical. He loved to do free-lance carpentry and build things. Zach enjoyed visiting with others and was a very social person. He dearly loved his wife and two children as well as all of his family. He passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at the age of 27 years. He will be dearly missed by all those who loved him. Zach is survived by his wife Katlyn and children, Autumn and Dawson, parents, Bruce and Christy Lade, siblings, Seth Lade and wife Chrissy and children, Serena, Draven, Piper, Kennedy and Landon, Hannah Karbowski and husband Travis and children Hailey, Abel, Brantley and Riley and Elijah Lade, grandparents, Bob and Mildred Bartels, parents-in-law, Jason and Teresa Peterson, sisters-in-law Kylie McClusky and children Braden and Charlotte and McKayla Kortus and husband Tyler and daughters Ezmae and Ashton and brothers-in-law Rowen Campbell and Christopher McClusky and many Lade and Bartels aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.He was preceded in death by his grandparents Orvil and JoAnn Lade. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at the First Baptist Church in Tecumseh, Nebraska with Pastor Hugh Giesbrecht officiating. The service will also be live streamed on the Wherry Mortuary/Wherry Monument Facebook page. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., with family greeting friends from 5-7 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2022 at the Wherry Mortuary in Tecumseh, Nebraska. There will be no viewing at the church.Memorials may go to the family's choice. Interment will be in the Tecumseh Cemetery, Tecumseh, Nebraska. Online condolences may be left @


May 3, 2022, 2:00 pm
May 3, 2022, 12:00 am
First Baptist Church
333 Jackson
Tecumseh, NE 68450

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