Mary Etta Gage
Jan. 15 , 1937 – Oct. 19, 2020
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. Mary Etta Gage handed away on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at North Platte Care Middle. Mary was born Jan. 15 , 1937, to Clifford and Velma (Hixon) Moody in Imperial, Neb. She attended Wauneta Public Faculties, graduating in 1954, after which went on to earn her educating certificates from McCook Group School. On Dec. 18 , 1955, Mary married the love of her life, Keith Gage, on the Wauneta United Methodist Church. They made their house on the farm north of Wauneta within the Spring Creek Valley and Hamlet areas. Mary and Keith loved the following 4 a long time collectively on the household farm, elevating 5 youngsters and making a lifetime of recollections.
Mary taught faculty in a one-room nation faculty south of Wauneta and in addition Hiawatha Faculty close to Champion. Mary loved elevating chickens each summer time on the farm in addition to gardening and canning. Everybody liked her cooking, particularly her superb fried rooster. It was a particular deal with requested by her grandchildren once they would come to go to. Mary and Keith did every little thing collectively, whether or not or not it’s engaged on the farm, within the backyard, constructing rocking horses, and fishing. They did it collectively. In 1998, Mary and Keith retired to the small city lifetime of Wauneta. They spent their first 12 months renovating the home they bought that was near downtown. Mary discovered that being idle was one thing that didnt go well with her nicely, so for the following a number of years she served because the prepare dinner for the Wauneta Senior Middle that was conveniently positioned throughout the alley from house. She loved the great folks she obtained to spend time with, and spoke fondly of her years there. In December of 2015 , Mary and Keith celebrated 60 years of marriage with their pals and households in Wauneta. In 2019, Mary moved to North Platte to be nearer to household. She was residing at North Platte Care Middle the place she was cared for by the great workers who liked her ornery humorousness, and the social time she spent with them on the entrance desk.
Mary was preceded in dying by her mother and father; mom and father-in-law, Lyle and Ilo Gage; husband, Keith; son, Robert (Bob) Gage; brother, Ronnie Moody; brothers-in-law, Norman Gage and Leigh Gage; and great-grandson, Barrett Burenheide.
Mary shall be lovingly missed by daughter, Jerlyn (Jon) Hohnholt of North Platte; daughter-in-law, Cyndy Gage of Bella Vista, Ark.; son, Jim (Cindy) Gage of Longmont, Colo., daughter, Cherie (Chris) Wallace of McCook and son, Mike (Julie) Gage of North Platte; brother-in-law, Rodger (Colleen) Gage of Kearney; sisters-in-law, Mary Gage of Ellisville, Miss., Barbara Gage of Yukon, Okla., and Ellen Moody of Tucson, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and quite a few nieces and nephews.
Funeral companies shall be Thursday afternoon, Oct. 29, 2020, at 2 p.m., on the United Methodist Church of Wauneta with Pastor Elias Mukindia officiating. Interment will observe at Riverside Cemetery in Wauneta. Visitation shall be earlier than companies on Thursday morning beginning at 10:30 a.m., on the church.
Memorials are urged to the United Methodist Church of Wauneta and the Alzheimers Affiliation.
Liewer Funeral House is in command of the preparations.