HUTCHINSON — Dorothy Mae Hague, 85, died Friday, June 21, at Dillon Living Center, Hutchinson.
She was born on May 25, 1928, to Byron and Angie (McMullen) Everist on a farm outside of Danbury, Neb. After the death of her father in 1933, the family moved to Oberlin, where they all grew up and attended Oberlin schools. She worked in the Stevenson drug store while attending high school. She married Jack Hague of Oberlin on Dec. 18, 1949. Two children were born to this union, Sharon Kay and Ray Evan Hague. Since Jack was a high school coach, they lived in Lenora. Dorothy worked for Duke Drilling Co., Great Bend, for 30 years before retiring at the end of December, 1990.
Preceding her in death were: both parents; her husband, Jack; daughter, Sharon Bronaugh; grandson, Josh Whaley; and son Ray Hague. She leaves to mourn: her granddaughter, Jennifer Rice of Phoenix, Ariz., and her grandson, Nick of Hutchinson. Three years after Jack’s passing in 1997, she moved to Lubbock, Texas, next to her sister Marilyn. She then moved back to Kansas, to Hutchinson to be nearer her son Ray and grandson in 2006.
She was always a member of the Methodist Church. She loved to play golf, bridge and quilt.
Cremation services will be provided by Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home in Hutchinson and a memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, at the First Christian Church Chapel in Hutchinson with Chaplain Bob Phipps presiding. A private inurnment will take place in Great Bend.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Reno County in care of Penwell Gabel Funeral Home. Please visit www.penwellgabelhutchinson.com to leave personal condolences for the family.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Crematory & Cemetery
300 E 30th Ave
Hutchinson, KS 67502
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 25, 2013