Haddley Lems

June 27, 2013 - June 26, 2016


Visitation: Family will greet visitors from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Bethany Reformed Church, Canton, SD. Please feel free to wear Hugs for Haddley t-shirts or Minions, C-Hawk, Iowa Hawkeye, or your favorite athletic team’s attire.
Service: Her funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Bethany Reformed Church, Canton, SD. Please feel free to wear Hugs for Haddley t-shirts or Minions, C-Hawk, Iowa Hawkeye, or your favorite athletic team’s attire.

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Canton.  Haddley Dayle Lems, 2, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016, at Sanford Kid’s Castle surrounded by her loving family.

 Haddley was born June 27, 2013 in Sioux Falls to Bubba and Amy Jo (Marlette) Lems.  Haddley received wonderful care from the doctors and staff at hospitals in Sioux Falls and Minneapolis, since becoming ill at 22 months.   She loved checking on the cows with her dad and their ranger rides together.  She enjoyed swinging, music, singing, dancing, Minions, and especially playing with make-up.

Those grateful for having shared her life are her parents, Amy Jo and Bubba; sisters, Maddie and Laney Bonin; brother, Bayler; grandparents, Nancy and Loren Marlette, Canton, SD, and Marjorie and Bastian Lems, Inwood; aunts and uncles, Don and Lori Lems, Larchwood, Mike and Emma Newborg, Inwood, Doug and Dessa Marlette, Schaumberg, IL, Jon Marlette and Bob Bucklew, Council Bluffs, IA; and many other relatives and friends.

Her funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Bethany Reformed Church, Canton.  Family will greet visitors from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Bethany Reformed Church.  Please feel free to wear Hugs for Haddley t-shirts or Minions, C-Hawk, Iowa Hawkeye, or your favorite athletic team’s attire.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Ronald McDonald House or charity of your choice.

 

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15 condolences have been left

  1. There are not words…but we want you to know how very, very sorry we are for your loss. What a heartbreaking story and we pray for comforting peace for all of Haddley’s family. What a little doll she was; and her beautiful smile, that showed her love for all of you. God bless and keep you, and give you strength. Our deepest sympathies to all.

  2. Praying for God’s grace to be sufficient through this journey. Haddley impacted many people and will continue to give you opportunities to reach out to others in the days to come. Praying for your family!

  3. Your journey has been long and hard.. Rest now knowing your precious child is in the arms of Jesus. My love and prayers for peace and strength are with you all.

  4. Nancy and Loran out thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time, God bless you all.

  5. My thoughts & prayers are with Haddley’s family during this time. May they find healing in the grace & peace of God through his light & love.

  6. Sending Haddley’s entire family love and light. You are all in my prayers.

  7. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter. She was a little cutie. Now she is a beautiful little angel playing in heaven. You have a blessed angel watching over you and her family. Just know that she is in no pain and in good hands. Many thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May the good Lord give you peace and help you to get through this tough time in your lives. May God bless and keep you in his hands.

  8. I would like to express my condolences to you for the loss of your daughter, sister and granddaughter, little Haddley. It seems so unfair that sickness and death should be able to take away someone you love, especially when they didn’t even have the opportunity to experience life for long. But God’s Word, the Bible, holds out a hope that it is possible to be reunited with Haddley in the near future, right here on earth under peaceful conditions. And at that time all people will have the prospect of enjoying perfect health and never having to die again. Jesus promised at John 5:28 that millions now dead will live again on this earth. This is the promise of a resurrection of our dead loved ones. And since Jesus made this promise, we can be certain that he is both willing and able to fulfill it. Once again, I express my deepest sympathy.

  9. We want to send you our condolences for Hadley leaving this earthly life. Heaven gained a beautiful and sweet angel. Our hearts go out to all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sending you much love and many hugs. May God bless you and comfort you.

  10. Amy Jo and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I never got to meet your little sweetheart but I got to see your updates on her and follow her journey. She is now in the hands of our Lord and I know she is dancing and singing with him.

  11. Our PRAYERS TO BUBBA N AMY..& FAMILIES💖
    R.I.P. PRECIOUS HADDLEY 💞
    GOD ONLY TAKES THE BEST. 👣💞

  12. Always loved seeing Maddie’s snapchatss of her dancing and playing. Now she can dance and play without pain and watch over all of the people who love her. She is such beautiful girl. Heaven gained the prettiest angel. Prayers to you and your family. May God be with you all, especially during this time of need.
    Sierra Whitman

  13. How can one accept the loss of a child this age? One can only believe she is now in a much better place, free of all pain and suffering. She is a cute little lady who I am sure had all the people who knew her, wrapped around her little finger. She will live forever in your hearts and memories.
    Lean on each other and may the peace God be with you all.
    Alan and Karen Albright
    Watertown, SD

  14. Amy n Bubba and family- I am so sorry! She was a vibrant lil girl who touched the hearts of so many, even people she hadn’t met. Her story and your journey has been a tough long road. She is at peace n has no more fighting to do. Hold tight to all of your memories. Know that this town mourns with you all. Love prayers n hugs!

  15. May God wrap his comforting arms around Haddleys family and friends. Dancing in Heaven and playing with her baby dolls and animal friends. Prayers of peace and comfort.
    Dick and Kim Benning
    Kory Quitsch