Obituary: Wade Steele


Wade Steele

December 1930 - December 2022

In loving memory of Wade Steele, age 92, who passed away peacefully in Bellingham at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Hospital in December, 2022.

Wade was born in California and moved to Washington in 1968. Wade was a long time resident of Blaine and worked at Intalco for 28 years until his retirement. Wade was an accomplished country music performer and played in a variety of country bands throughout Whatcom County and the state of Washington. He especially loved performing at the senior centers of Whatcom County.

Wade is preceded in death by both of his parents. He is survived by his wife, Bertha; sister, Josie; brother, Sam; and children James, Joseph, Colin, Clayton, Nathan, Timothy, Paul, David, Kathleen; and many grandchildren.

A private memorial service will be held by the family later in the year to celebrate Wade’s life.