Pat E. Gage, 82, died at Lake District Hospital on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.
Pat was born March 17, 1931 in John Day to John E. and Elizabeth R. (Dove) Gage. He was raised and educated in Prineville where he excelled in sports. He married Lola Gover on Aug. 10, 1950 in Prineville. The couple came to Lake County in 1958 and Pat was employed there in the ranching business. He worked in many different occupations including being a brand inspector for the State of Oregon and owning and operating the Lakeview Boot & Shoe repair business in Lakeview.
He was preceded in death by his wife Lola; parents John and Elizabeth Gage; sisters Mary Durkee and Bonnie Reeves.
Survivors include his wife Linda of Bend; sons and daughters-in-law Rick and Gloria Gage, Ed and Sheila Gage all of Lakeview; daughter and son-in-law Vicki and Brady Feigner; brother Jerry Gage; sister Artice Allen of Powell Butte; brothers-in-law and their wives Cliff and Barb Gover of Casa Grande, Ariz., Darrel and Judy Gover of Seattle; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at Ousley Osterman Huffstutter Funeral Chapel on Friday, Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. The interment will follow at the family plot at Westside Cemetery. There will be a reception and potluck luncheon at Westside Grange following the interment.
Contributions in memory of Pat may be made to Lakeview Home Health & Hospice at 700 S. J St. or to the Lakeview Disaster Unit at 245 N. F St. both in Lakeview, 97630 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Ousley Osterman Huffstutter Funeral Chapel has charge of the arrangements.