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In Memory of

IlaMae P. Madorie

March 22, 1921 - March 29, 2015

Obituary


Mrs. IlaMae Powell Madorie passed away at Martin Memorial Medical Center in Stuart, FL, on Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015.

Mrs. Madorie was born on March 22, 1921, in Garden City, KS. She moved to Salisbury, MO, where she met her beloved husband, Otto Henry Madorie, Jr. They were married on August 2, 1940.

IlaMae had a prestigious career with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington, D.C. Mrs. Madorie was the Worthy Matron of the Trinity Chapter No. 33 and Grand Esther of the Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. She...

Mrs. IlaMae Powell Madorie passed away at Martin Memorial Medical Center in Stuart, FL, on Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015.

Mrs. Madorie was born on March 22, 1921, in Garden City, KS. She moved to Salisbury, MO, where she met her beloved husband, Otto Henry Madorie, Jr. They were married on August 2, 1940.

IlaMae had a prestigious career with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington, D.C. Mrs. Madorie was the Worthy Matron of the Trinity Chapter No. 33 and Grand Esther of the Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. She was an active member of Tacoma Park Baptist Church. After 30 years, IlaMae retired from the Federal government and moved with her husband to Port St. Lucie, FL, in 1974. Mrs. Madorie was the first charter member of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), Chapter 1589, and became NARFE's Parliamentarian and Legislative Chairman. She was a Keynote Speaker on Legislation and awarded "Woman of the Year" at a State Convention in 1999. IlaMae was a Delegate for the White House Conference on Aging. Mrs. Madorie served on the Board of Directors for the Anchor Line Yacht Club. She held membership at the First United Methodist Church in Stuart, FL, and sang in the choir. IlaMae sang with the Sweet Adelines and played the organ for her husband. Mrs. Madorie was very active in the Port St. Lucie community and served on many committees as Secretary, Treasurer, Chaplain, Vice President, and President.

IlaMae was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Elva McKenzie, her husband, Otto Henry Madorie, Jr. and two great nephews, Paul and Patrick Deckman. She is survived by her brother, William Powell, two nephews, Freddie and Clarence Deckman, three great nephews, Terry, Russell and Rodney Deckman, four great nieces, Tamara, Tara, Penelope and Julie, two God children, Kyle and Edward Smith. Mrs. Madorie was dearly loved by her family in Kansas City, MO, and a multitude of friends.

IlaMae will be remembered for her big heart, smile, laughter, hospitality, bold disposition and graciousness.

Memorial services will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 1500 Kanner Hwy, Stuart, FL on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. with inurnment at Fernhill Memorial Gardens immediately following.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice or the First United Methodist Church, PO Box 539, Stuart, FL 34995.
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Arrangements entrusted to Aycock Funeral Home, Jensen Beach, Florida.