HOISINGTON — Olive Marie Gage, 96, formerly of Hoisington, passed away Nov. 27 at her daughter’s home in Olathe. Born Oct. 29, 1916 in Gypsum, she was the daughter of Elmer and Lillian Elva King. Her father was a United Brethren minister and the family moved many places including Topeka, Wichita, Salina and Glendive, Mont. Olive met her husband Leonard Gage at a church camp in Beloit, and they made their home on a farm north east of Hoisington for 65 years.
Survivors include two daughters, Janice Arth and husband Don, and Eileen Covert and husband Dayton; son Dwight Gage and wife Carolyn; her sister Ruth Stauffer; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; a brother; and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Olathe Chapel and again from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Hoisington Bible Church or the Salvation Army.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory**
14275 Blackbob Road
Olathe, KS 66062
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Nov. 28, 2012