Robert Charles Gage

Robert Charles Gage

Birth
Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Death 29 Aug 1996 (aged 70)
Canby, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 23998423 · View Source
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Robert Charles Gage
Funeral service for Robert C. Gage, age 70, of Gary, SD, were held on September 2, 1996 at 2PM at the United Methodist Church in Gary. Mr. Gage passed away on August 29, 1996 at the Canby Community Hospital in Canby, MN.
Robert was born on October 16, 1925 in Gary, SD to Harry E. and Florence (Crampton) Gage. He lived his entire life in Gary and attended school there. He was baptized at the United Methodist Church in Gary. In 1946 Robert was united in marriage to Pansy Eckley. As a young man, Robert worked as a truck driver, cream hauler, and carpenter and corn sheller. In 1959 he became a farmer and raised cattle.
Robert was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge in Gary. He was the fire chief of Gary for many years and served on the city council. He was a volunteer worker for the American Legion and helped build the American Legion Hall and school auditorium. Among the things Robert enjoyed were watching the crops grow and cattle multiply. He loved to fish and play cards.
Robert is survived by his wife, Pansy of Gary, SD; three sons, Robert L. and Sharon Gage of O'Fallon, IL; Leslie Gage of Marietta, MN.; and Harry Gage of Burnsville, MN.; one daughter, Phyllis Bakkelund of Hopkins, MN; two brothers, Myron Gage of Bend, OR and Homer Gage of Medford, OR; eight grandchildren, Lisa Callahan, Lynette Gage, Chad Bakkelund, Jon Bakkelund, Scott Bakkelund, Jennifer Woodward, Mellisa Gage and Lori Gage; two great grandchildren; Zachary Woodward and Jessica Callahan; two step great grandchildren, Isaac Callahan and Amanda Kistner; and several nieces and nephews. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, two grandsons, one sister, four nephews and one brother-in-law.
Submitted by Ray Wiese


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  • Created by: Roger Baer
  • Added: 16 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23998423
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Charles Gage (16 Oct 1925–29 Aug 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23998423, citing Grandview Cemetery, Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Roger Baer (contributor 46848553) .