Luella  Aude
Luella Struve Aude, 98, of Savanna passed away peacefully on Friday, March 20, 2020 at Big Meadows Nursing Home in Savanna. A private family service, and burial in the Andover Cemetery, Andover, Iowa will be held. Friends and family may share in Luella's life at

She was born August 24, 1921 in Almont IA, the daughter of Joseph W. and Christina (Matthiesen) Struve. She spent her childhood in Clinton IA, graduating from Clinton High School in 1939.

Luella married Herman Aude on November 8, 1941 in Kahoka, MO. She and Herman celebrated 52+ years of marriage until Herman's passing in June of 1994. They farmed and lived in Carroll County most of their married life (Chadwick and rural Mt. Carroll). Luella moved to Savanna shortly after her husband's passing. A homemaker, she also worked many years at Alco Manufacturing in Savanna, retiring in 1983.

She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Savanna. She loved to garden, cook, crochet, sew and play cards in her spare time. She enjoyed watching over her grandchildren in her healthy retirement years.
Luella will be dearly missed by her daughter Lorraine (Steven) Haring of Savanna; Grandsons Justin (Brandy) Haring, Fulton; Matthew Haring & Aaron Haring of Savanna; Great Grandsons Caden & Reese Haring, Fulton; Brother-in-Law Bob Dees, of Victor, Montana; Sister-in-Laws Vernita Aude, Mt. Carroll, Shirley (Jim) Slothower of Milledgeville; cousins, nieces, nephews & their extended families.

She is proceeded in death by her husband Herman; sister LaVerne Dees; brother & sister-in-law's John Aude, Chuck Aude; Edward & LaVonne Aude; Lester & Polly Aude, Bernice & Louis Weber, Grace & Dyle Barrett.
Memorials can be given to the Alzheimer's Association/Illinois Chapter at
Published on March 23, 2020


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