Glendale E. Lage, 69, of Horseshoe Bend died Jan. 22, 2002, at the VA Hospital in Little Rock.
Born Sept. 30, 1932, in Watertown, S.D., he was the son of Edward J. Lage and Ruby Marie Custer. He was a graduate of Galesburg High School in Galesburg, Ill. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in general studies from Chaminade College in Honolulu, Hawaii.
He married Clara E. Bowie-Creagor April 10, 1953, in Burkburnett, Texas. He was a retired senior master sergeant for the U. S. Air Force. He was in the military for 25 years and six months before retiring. He served during the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War.
He was a life member of the VFW Post 4988 in Horseshoe Bend and also of the American Legion. He was a 40-year member of the Masonic Lodge, a member of the Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce, Garden Club, Little Theater and Horseshoe Bend Library Club. He worked as a bookkeeper and accountant and owned Glen's Tax Service in Horseshoe Bend.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters -- Cheryl (Paul) McDaulett of Choctaw, Okla., Pamela Raines of Knippa, Texas, and Tina (Eric) Spencer of Georgetown, Texas; two stepdaughters -- Linda (Marvin) Stephens of Gulf Breeze, Fla., and Joy (Rick) Smith of Parker, Colo.; two sisters -- Blanche (Kenny) Warden of Morriston, and Barbara Kennedy of Illinois; two brothers -- John (Shirley) Lage of Indiana, and Lawrence (Betty) Lage of Georgia; nine grandchildren -- Timothy, Kat and Ashley McDaulett; Wendy McDaulett Hamrock, Kimberly Augsburger, Darrell and Derek Jacobs, Mary Gabaldai, and Tony Wayne Raines; four great-grandchildren; an aunt, Lulu Lage of Anoka, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Michael; a granddaughter, Emily; a sister, Betty Martz; his parents, Ed and Ethel Lage, and Ruby and George Franklin.
The funeral was Jan. 29 at Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel with the Rev. George Hill officiating. Burial with full military honors followed in Reeves Pine Grove Cemetery near Guion.
Arrangements were under the direction of Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel of Horseshoe Bend.
Memorials may be made to the Gideons or to the building fund for the Horseshoe Bend Library.