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Obits > 1913 George W. Gage

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
July 16, 1913 - pg 3, col. 2
Death of George W. Gage
Word came to Prophetstown Monday morning of the death of George W. Gage of Oakland, Ia.  Mr. Gage was a resident of Prophetstown for many years and on leaving here went to Oakland, Ia., where he has lived for the past thirty-seven years.  Mr. Gage was twice married by his first wife had four children, three girls and one boy, the boy only surviving him with the second wife.  He is also survived by two brothers and two sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Warner of Prophetstown, Mrs. Lucy Tracy of Moline, Hector of Canada and Charles of Washington state.  Mr. Gage was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnson of Prophetstown and was born here 68 years ago.  He was a perfectly reliable man in his business dealing and was highly respected here as well as his adopted home of Oakland, Ia.  He will be buried in Oakland where his first wife was buried.  No particulars of his death are at hand as the Prophetstown relatives were advised by telegram.

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