Jim D. Sage

James Duane Sage age 72 of Crofton, Nebraska died on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at the Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home in Bloomfield, NE.

Funeral Services will be on Friday, August 26, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Lindy, Nebraska with the Rev. Dani Jo Bierwagen.  Burial will be at the Bloomfield Cemetery in Bloomfield, NE.  Visitation will be on Thursday, from 5-7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at the Wintz Funeral Home in Crofton, NE.  Visitation will continue on Friday, at church, one hour prior to services.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Crofton.

Pallbearers will be Ed Sage, Dustin Sage, Steven Sage, Joel Tramp, Karl Barfuss, and James Krier.

James Duane Sage was born on April 3, 1950 in Bloomfield, Nebraska to Duane Charles and Lois Marjorie (Hansen) Sage.  He grew up in the Crofton area and attended St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bloomfield.  He graduated from Crofton High School in 1968 and attended Milford Vo Tech in 1971 studying Auto Body Repair.  Jim then returned home to Crofton to farm with his dad.   Jim married Marilyn Kay Wollman on September 6, 1986 in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Jim continued to farm while also spending 7 years tending bar at Sports Stop in Crofton.  In 2005 Jim suffered a brain aneurysm.  Jim and Marilyn then retired from farming and moved into Crofton.  Marilyn died on July 19, 2018 at the age of 63.

Jim was a member of the Good Shephard Lutheran Church.  He loved deer hunting and fishing.

Jim is survived by his six children Ed (Tina) Sage of Crofton, NE, Lanna (Joel) Tramp of Crofton, Dustin (Amberlee) Sage of Wisner, NE, Amanda (Karl) Barfuss of Jonesboro, AR, Rachel (James) Krier of Sioux Falls, SD, Steven Sage of Yankton, SD; 14 grandchildren and one more on the way; two sisters Kathleen (Larry) Ryken of Yankton, SD, Marcia (Detlef) Gartzky of Lincoln, NE.

He was preceded in death by his parents Duane and Lois Sage, and his wife Marilyn.

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7 response to "Jim D. Sage"

  1. By: Beth Branstiter Posted: August 23, 2022

    My deepest sympathy to all of Jim’s family. Jim was a great guy and will be missed. I am thinking of you all at this time.

  2. By: Mary Rolfs Posted: August 23, 2022

    So sorry to hear of Jims passing. Enjoyed spending time with him & Marilyn. Ed you probably don’t remember me but I lived by the pool in Yankton. Prayers are with you & all your siblings.RIP JIM.

  3. By: Lee & Alice Johnson Posted: August 24, 2022

    Our deepest sympathies to Jim’s family. Jim was such a great neighbor & friend. We will miss seeing him & visiting with him. I’m sure he is happy again with Marilyn. May he RIP now.

  4. By: Warren Mischke Posted: August 24, 2022

    My cousin and dear friend. Comforting to know Jim was a Christen and is in heaven. Thinking of his sisters, children and grandkids.

  5. By: Dee Bride Posted: August 24, 2022

    I am sorry for your loss and want you to know that I pray for strength, peace and comfort for the family. Know that God’s love and grace are always with you. My deepest sympathy and prayers.

  6. By: DeYon McClintock Posted: August 24, 2022

    So sorry to hear this news…Lanna sending hugs your way.

  7. By: Linda Stogsdill Posted: August 26, 2022

    Thoughts and Prayers to Jims children and Kathy and Marcia ,

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