After graduating from Cromwell High School in 1936, she married A. DeCaroll Brown in New Haven, Ind., on June 15, 1937. He preceded her in death. On Oct. 16, 1993, she married Robert M. Gaff in Ligonier; he preceded her in death.
Nada had been a member of the Ligonier Evangelical Church. She was the former owner of Brown’s Clothing and had worked for Essex wire and Heintzelman’s Grocery Store in Cromwell.
She is survived by a daughter: Sammie (Marvin) Zelt, Fort Wayne, Ind.; two step-daughters: Julie Gaff and Lucille Gaff, both of Warsaw; IN; six step-sons: Neal (Kathy) Gaff, Angola, Ind.; Monte (Nancy) Gaff, Churubusco, Ind.; Lyle (Terri) Gaff, Elkhart, Ind.; Martin (Sally) Gaff, Kouts, Ind.; Jack (Debbie) Gaff, LaGrange, Ind.; and Douglas (Rebecca) Gaff, Rolling Prairie, Ind.; one step-son-in-law: Victor Hiatt, LaGrange; one sister: Melva (Bernard) Wolf, Marshall, Mich.; three grandchildren: Douglas (Tina) Zelt, Roanoke, Ind.; Gregory (Angela) Zelt, Fort Wayne; Laura (Brett) Helmkamp, Avilla, Ind.; eight great-granchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands: Decaroll and Robert; four sisters: and one brother.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Yeager Funeral Home, 1589 Lincolnway S., Ligonier, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at Ligonier Evangelical Church, 1911 Lincolnway S., Ligonier, with Reverend Hubert Harriman and Reverend David Kushman officiating. Burial will follow at Sparta Cemetery in Kimmel, Ind.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Ligonier Evangelical Church, 1911 Lincolnway S., Ligonier, IN 46767.