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Jack Sage

July 7, 1943 — December 8, 2019

Jack Sage

Jack Prescott Sage of Grand Haven, MI, died peacefully on December 8, 2019 at Heartwood Lodge Hospice Care, Spring Lake, MI. from Pancreatic Cancer.   Jack was born July 7, 1943 in Charlevoix, MI to Jack and Eileen Sage.

Jack Married Ruth Grimes on August 12, 1966.  Unto this union two children were born; Tammy Marie Sage (Forrest) and Jack Leon Sage.

Jack graduated from Central Lake High School in 1961, his college years were at Northwestern and Western Michigan University, receiving two degrees Bachelor of Science and Agriculture.  Jack worked for The United States Department of Agriculture for 35 + years and was a Consultant working for Agriculture for about 10 years.   Jack spent many hours volunteering for The Lions Club of Grand Haven where he was a member and served several times as president of the organization.  Jack will be sorely missed by his family and friends.  He was loving, kind and a happy man.

Some of Jack’s favorite things were being at his farm in Central Lake, He was an avid Bass Fisher, winning many tournaments with son Jack Jr. Jack loved to farm, and would plant big gardens, fruit trees, blueberries, and beautiful gladiolas.  His pride and joy were his children and grandchildren, they brought him true joy.

Jack was preceded in death by the love of his life… his wife Ruth Marie, his parents, Jack & Eileen Sage and niece Amanda Sage St. John.

Jack is survived by his children Tammy Marie Sage Forrest (Joseph) of Grand Haven and Jack Leon Sage, Lowell, MI.  Four grandchildren Zoie Forrest, Madison Sage, Isabella (Izzy) Forrest and Alexandra Baylis.  Brothers Gary Sage (Carolyn) Central Lake, MI., Randy Sage (Lee) Belding, MI.  One sister Kay Eileen of Central Lake, MI.   Nieces and nephew Tina Ackler (Dale) Mancelona, MI, Jenny Benda (Jason) Chicago, IL., John Sage, Greenville, MI plus many cousins and friends.

Services will be held at Central Lake United Methodist Church on Saturday December 14, at 11:00 A.M.  Visitation will be held from 10 A.M. until the time of service.  Interment will be in Southern Cemetery.

Arrangements have been handled by the Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.  Please sign his online guestbook www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com.

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