Betty J. Gage, age 86 of Clare, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014 at the North Woods Nursing Center in Farwell. Betty was born the daughter of the late August and Mary (Danhoff) Druelle on March 26, 1928 in Saginaw. She was united in marriage to Harold “Bud” Gage in 1947 in Marion, Indiana. Betty and Bud had moved to Clare from St. Charles in 1974. She enjoyed bowling and golfing.
Betty is survived by her husband Harold “Bud”; a son Michael “Mick” (Cathy) Gage of Clare; two grandchildren Carri (Ryan) Thayer of Portland, Michigan and Kevin of Clare; two great grandchildren Kinley and Cooper Thayer. Betty was predeceased by 13 brother and sisters: Fritz, Margaret, Mary, Viola, Jackie, Frances, Catherine, Billy, Albert, Ida, Flora, Linda and Cecile.
Services will be held at the Clare Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 1:30 P.M. with Pastor John Kasper officiating. Visitation will held on Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 P.M. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. On-line guestbook at www.stephenson-wyman.com