Amy Canade, 37

Amy Canade, 37, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa with her loving family by her side.

A memorial gathering was held starting at 5:00 p.m. with a prayer service, sharing and when that has concludes there will be an open visitation on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the family to be designated at a later date. For condolences or questions please visit: or call 641-844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Amy and her family.

Amy Jean Canade was born on March 22, 1980, in Marshalltown, Iowa; she was the daughter of Robert and Catherine (Sevcik) Rush. Amy attended school in the Marshalltown Community School District graduating with the class of 1998 and then attended Marshalltown Community College and received her associate degree. On June 5, 2013, Amy married the love of her life, Reuben Arthur Canade in Oahu, Hawaii, and they loved and enjoyed every day they were able to be together. Reuben and Amy lived in Marshalltown where she had worked at Walgreens, Elim Lutheran Childcare and the last number of years, for Marshalltown Community School District at Fisher School in Food Service. Amy loved to take care of children, movies, walking with Reuben and their dog Buddy, journaling; she loved cooking, traveling, hiking, visiting with friends and playing Farkle.

Left to cherish Amy’s memory is her loving husband, Reuben; parents, mother, Catherine Rush, of Marshalltown, Iowa and father, Robert (Linda Perkins) Rush, of Marshalltown, Iowa; grandmother, Helen Sevcik, of Tama, Iowa; brother, Aric (Tiffany) Rush and their children, Jonah, Maxwell and Chloe, all of Ankeny, Iowa; father and mother-in-law Edward and Sara Canade, of Marshalltown, Iowa; her Aunt Toni Canade, of Port St. Lucie, Florida; sister-in-laws Stephanie Canade Tallman, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Sophie Canade, of Chicago, IL and her special friends, Laura Stoltzman, Katie Lundberg and Angie Christensen, and many others.

In death Amy rejoins her grandparents, Milo Sevcik, Bill and Donna Rush and her aunt, Christine Lumina.