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Mary M. Gage

April 10, 1925 May 26, 2019
Mary M. Gage
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Obituary for Mary M. Gage

PEORIA – Mary Martha Gage, 94, of Peoria, died at 2:29 a.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Proctor Place in Peoria.

Mary was born on April 10, 1925, in Barnsley, PA, to Cameron and Mary (Turner) Root. She married Rev. Alvin Forest Gage on June 18, 1949, in Nottingham, PA, he preceded her in death on January 18, 2009.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, her sisters, Alice Root and Jennie McQueen; and her brothers, Cameron, George, Montgomery, and Walter Root.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Darlene (Bill) Bultemeier of Princeville, IL; her son, David Gage of Hiawatha, IA; her grandchildren, Shannan (Karen) Bultemeier of Pekin, Lindsay Bauer of Bloomington, IL, and Lcpl. Evan Bultemeier of Camp Pendleton, CA; her great-grandchildren, Justyn, Madysen, Reece, and Brody; her sister, June Sundheimer of Mocksville, NC; and many nieces and nephews.

She graduated from Oxford High School and attended college at Passaic General Hospital in Passaic, NJ.

Mary was active in the First Baptist Church of Morrisville, PA, Bethany Baptist Church of Edwards, IL, and Grace Presbyterian Church of Peoria for many years serving in many different capacities, including Sunday school teacher. She volunteered and helped many people at Proctor Place. Mary thoroughly enjoyed playing piano for friends and at services at Proctor Place and at church.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, June 3, 2019, at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria with Rev. Roy Miller officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to services on Monday, June 3, at the mortuary. Burial will follow at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

Memorial donations can be made to Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria or Bethany Baptist Church in Edwards, IL.


Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

3

Jun

12:00 PM 6/3/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 6/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

The Wilton Mortuary
2101 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Service

Monday

3

Jun

1:00 PM 6/3/2019 1:00:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

The Wilton Mortuary
2101 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Swan Lake Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

4601 W. War Memorial Drive
Peoria, IL 61615

4601 W. War Memorial Drive Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Bethany Baptist Church

7422 N. Heinz Lane
Edwards, IL 61528

Grace Prebyterian Church

8607 N. St. Rt. 91
PEORIA, IL 61615
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