Gertraud L. Gage
Danner Funeral Home
Gertraud L. ”Trudy” Gage,passed away Monday, August 25th , at the age of 77 in Enterprise. She was born September 23, 1936 in Munich Germany the daughter of Joseph G. and Anna J. (Reith) Prause.
Growing up in Munich, Trudy attended local schools.
On June 18, 1963 she was married to William B. Gage. The family moved to the United States in 1964, living in Colorado and Missouri before settling in Kansas. He preceded her in death July 21 1985.
Trudy had bred and shown Giant Schnauzers. In 1991, she began working for Alco, winning the first Smile Award for professionalism, retiring in 2006.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Angelika Lee, a son, David Gage, and a brother.
Survived by -
Son: David (Bebe) Gage, Oklahoma
10 Grandchildren: Jennifer (Scotty) Arnold
Kris (Melissa) Cowart
Dustin & Derrick Gage
Michelle & Marlaina Gage
Adam & Charles Tallent
6 Great-grandchildren: Destiny, Shelby & Jersey Arnold
Neveah, Aleah & Natalyah Cowart
Daughter-In-Law: Adela (Robert) Tallent
Son-In-Law: Mick Wagner
The family has chosen cremation.
A memorial service will be held 10:30 AM Friday, September 5th, at the Danner Funeral Home with Rev. Jason Kohler officiating.
The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be given to the Elsie Brooks Cancer Fund. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.