Madeline Claire Gude, 93, ended her earthly existence on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard, Iowa. Significant contributors to her death were COVID-19 and dementia. Due to COVID-19, a family-only viewing will be held at this time. A funeral mass and celebration of Madeline's life will be scheduled at a later date. The family requests no flowers and instead encourages donations to one of the following organizations that reflected her values: St. Mark's Catholic Church, Iowa Falls Church Women United Thrift Store and Friends of the Barlow Library. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Surls Funeral Home in Iowa Falls.