Richard E. Sage

Richard E. Sage
Richard E. Sage of Kalamazoo, Michigan passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010 in Kalamazoo. Mr. Sage was born January 5, 1931 in WatsonTownship the son of  Clifford and Henrietta (Kimball) Sage and was a lifelong resident of the area. Richard taught school in Watson before serving his country during the Korean Conflict in the United States Army. For many years he was employed as office manager with area electrical contractors. Richard enjoyed attending services at the New Hope Church of Richland. Most of all, he loved his grandchildren. On May 21, 1954 he was married to the former Geraldine Smith, who died in 1995. Also preceding him in death were a daughter, Cindy Cook, 3 brothers and a sister. Surviving are 3 daughters, Vicki (Bill) Erwin of Texas, Becky (Randy) Feathers of Plainwell and Sally Ford of Parchment; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 3 to 7 P.M. Thursday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday at the New Hope Church, Richland, Pastor Jan Dewitt officiating. Burial will follow at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta. Contributions in memory of Richard may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan.
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