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Sgt. Cade Michael Wolfe

November 8, 1999 — November 10, 2023

Former resident of Mankato, MN

Sgt . Cade Michael Wolfe was born on November 8, 1999 in Mankato, MN to Scott Wolfe and Julia Molden. He graduated from Mankato East High School and immediately went to serve in the United States Army in 2018. Cade enlisted as a UH-60 Black Hawk Repairer (15T), and upon completing Advanced Individual Training, he was assigned to the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade at Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii. In 2022, Cade was assigned to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky. After completing the Regiments extensive training and assessment program, Green Platoon, he served as an MH-60M Direct Action Penetrator (DAP) Basic Mission Qualified Crew Chief.

Cade’s awards and decorations include Army Commendation Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star, Global War on Terrorism Services Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and the Basic Aviation Badge. 

Cade is survived by his wife, Danielle Wolfe; father, Scott and stepmother, Heather Wolfe; mother, Julia and stepfather, Dave Molden; brother, Cooper and Rachael Wolfe; stepmother, Amy Anderson; and extended family. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Roger Wolfe.

Cade was loved by all who met him and made a remarkable impact on each and every one of us. He will be greatly missed and honored by us all forever.

There will be a celebration of life held at 3pm, Friday, January 5, 2024 at the Mankato National Guard Armory, 100 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Military honors will be provided by C/1-160th SOAR (Abn). A social hour event will immediately follow at The Venue, 1850 Madison Avenue, Mankato.  All are welcome to join Cade’s family and loved ones to honor him.

Livestreaming will be available on Cade’s obituary page at www.mankatomortuary.com

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Sgt. Cade Wolfe Fallen Hero Procession Announced

 

(1/3/2024) — Mankato — The remains of Sgt. Cade Wolfe, killed in a military training accident in mid-November, are expected to be returned home on Thursday January 4, 2024, with plans for a "Fallen Hero Procession" to salute him before Friday's memorial service.

Wolfe was on a routine training mission in the Mediterranean Sea when the tragic accident occurred, killing Wolfe and 4 of his fellow service members. The Department of Defense said there was an accident as the MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was refueling.

All those interested in honoring the fallen Army solider are encouraged to take safe roadside positions, flags in hand, to pay respects as the procession passes.

The airport arrival will remain private for the immediate family. Community members are discouraged from coming to the airport. Law Enforcement vehicles are to stage at the airport. Local fire and other responders, including military groups, are encouraged to post themselves along the processional route.

The hearse and accompanying vehicles are tentatively scheduled to leave the Mankato Airport between 12:30 PM and 1:15 PM and first travel through the City of Eagle Lake on Parkway Avenue to south on Plainview Street, east on Le Sueur Ave past the Eagle Lake Elementary School, and north on Linda Drive to then continue west on Parkway Ave, then proceeding to the City of Mankato passing Mankato East High School on Hoffman Road to north Victory Drive and then west on Madison Avenue. The route will then proceed north on Riverfront Drive to HWY 14 west, exit at Lor Ray Drive in North Mankato and will continue on Commerce Drive ending at Northview – North Mankato Mortuary.

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The live stream link below is a complimentary service provided by

Mankato Area Funeral Homes.

 

Unforeseen technical, internet, facility, and/or acoustical circumstances may produce a diminished end product. Please note, if the live stream does not appear, we are attempting to record and publish the service for later viewing.

 

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Thursday, January 4, 2024

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The hearse and accompanying vehicles are tentatively scheduled to leave the Mankato Airport between 12:30 PM and 1:15 PM and first travel through the City of Eagle Lake on Parkway Avenue to south on Plainview Street, east on Le Sueur Ave past the Eagle Lake Elementary School, and north on Linda Drive to then continue west on Parkway Ave, then proceeding to the City of Mankato passing Mankato East High School on Hoffman Road to north Victory Drive and then west on Madison Avenue. The route will then proceed north on Riverfront Drive to HWY 14 west, exit at Lor Ray Drive in North Mankato and will continue on Commerce Drive ending at Northview – North Mankato Mortuary.

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Friday, January 5, 2024

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Friday, January 5, 2024

Following the celebration of life at the Mankato National Guard Armory, full military honors will be provided by C/1-160th SOAR (Abn)

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Friday, January 5, 2024

All are welcome to join Cade's family and loved ones to honor him.

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