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Lucille M. Leach Sage

March 5, 2013

Dover- Lucille M. Leach Sage, 89, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at her home near Dover.

She was born August 31, 1923 at rural Osborne County Kansas, the daughter of Albert William and Margaret Dona Wineland Hackerott.

Lucille grew up in the Osborne community and graduated from Osborne High School. She graduated from Kansas State University. Lucille was an Extension Agent for Osborne County for nearly 10 years. She lived in Osborne for many years and later in Belleville and Lawrence before moving to Dover.

She was united in marriage to Robert Leach on March 24, 1946 at Osborne. He died November 3, 1998. Lucille was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Albert Hackerott Jr.,an infant daughter, Margaret Ruth, a son, Daniel Leach and a granddaughter Nicole Shriwise.

On April 14, 2001 she was united in marriage to Robert Sage at Dover. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Mary Anne Shriwise, Topeka; two sons, Charles (Donna) Leach, Gettysburg, PA. and Jim (Rhonda) Leach, Hague, VA: two step-daughters, Janet Sage Bruce and Beverly (Terry) Webber Cobb all of Topeka; two step-sons, Roger (Brenda) Sage and Rob (Denise) Sage all of Dover; grandchildren, Cindy, Scott, Julie, Eric, Robbie and Andrew; step-grandchildren, Amos, Lacey, Jessie, Lindsay, Ross, Hallie, Reed and Raven; great-grandchildren, Austin, Natalie, Alyssa, Bryce, Chase and Lily.

Memorial services will be at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Dover Federated Church. Inurnment will be at 1:00 P.M. Sunday, March 10, 2013 at the Osborne Cemetery, Osborn, Kansas. The family will receive friends from 10:00 until service time at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Midland Hospice Care or to the Dover Community Foundation and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St, St. Marys, Kansas 66536.

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6 thoughts on “Lucille M. Leach Sage

  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Lucille was a member at First Untied Methodist Church for a long time and will be missed by our congregation.

  2. So sorry to hear about Lucille. We were in Texas and could not attend the funeral. I would have been pleased to see all of you and share my memories of Lucille. She was such a wonderful lady. I treasure all the fun times at your house when we were growing up.

  3. I was saddened to learn of your mother’s passing. She was a special friend to me! Mary Anne, i would like to keep in touch with you. Can you send me your email/mail address? Love, Carolyn

  4. Rhonnie and Jim,
    I read about mom in the Salina Journal. So sorry to learn of her passing. Would love to attend services but we are headed to Florida to see the kids. Keeping all of you in thought and prayer. Hugs.

  5. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    Mike & Jami Piper and staff of Piper Funeral Home.

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